Regions / Italy
Yes, the far right performed well in Europe's elections. But wherever voters had a clear choice between economic democracy and right-wing xenophobia, they went left.
Throughout Europe, extremist right-wing parties have been on the rise and radical ideas are gaining traction.
Borders in Europe may appear immutable, but of course they are not.
The Amanda Knox case should serve as a clarion call for fair judicial outcomes for everyone everywhere, including in the U.S.
Here are three ways Pope Francis could seriously rock the boat.
The Pentagon is increasingly turning to Italy as a launching pad for the wars of today and tomorrow alike.
And, were she found guilty again, would the United States extradite Amanda Knox?
How can a candidate, such as Cardinal Peter Turkson of Ghana or Cardinal Claudio Hummes of Brazil, be considered conservative but still produce statements critical of neoliberal capitalism?
After years of brutal austerity, collapsing economies, widespread unemployment, and shredding of the social safety net, Italians said "basta!" Enough!
In the Vatican leaks case, the media is flogging "the butler did it" angle.