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Italian politics: Pier Luigi Bersani should be trying harder to woo Beppe Grillo

Instead of engineering a revival of the media magnate, whose party is now ahead of the Democrats in the polls, Italy’s Pier Luigi Bersani should be trying harder to woo Beppe Grillo, who, despite his contradictions and megaphone political style, has a programme that is much closer to the traditions of the Democrats.

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Deadlock in Italy as Grillo, Bersani and Berlusconi share the spoils

Uncertainty, fear and bewilderment stalk the streets of Italy following an election in which the system failed to produce outright winners, reports Shamik Das.

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Labour can learn from the success of Italy’s centre-left primaries

In his latest report from the Italian elections, Shamik Das looks at the success of Partito Democratico’s primaries, a model Labour might consider emulating.

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Beppe Grillo: The demagogic comedian who could be Italy’s kingmaker

A look at the Beppe Grillo phenomenon, with the comedian & founder of the anti-establishment Five Star Movement set to play kingmaker in the Italian elections.

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