Italy

“Europa Sovranista”

Organized by Italy’s Nazione Futura, this one-day Italian-language conference (“Sovereign Europe: What role for European conservatives and sovereigntists?”) brings together former President of the Czech Republic (2003-2013), Vaclav Klaus; former Chancellor of the Office of the Czech President, Jiří Weigl; founder and Board President of the Dignitatis Humanae Institute, Benjamin Harnwell; and the founder of conservative publisher Giubilei Regnani Editore and President of Nazione Futura, Francesco Giubilei.

Homage to Gianfranco Miglio

This morning, at the Palazzo Pirelli in Milan, an important event was held paying tribute to one of the great…

Reflections on Italy’s Tea Party

The term “Tea Party,” which refers to the 1773 Boston revolt against taxation by the British, doesn’t have the same historical resonance in Italy as it does in the United States. Nevertheless, the American political tradition often provides a useful model for public debates in Italy—and Europe more generally. In this context, America’s contemporary Tea Party movement has provided a significant contribution. The American founding principles of “life, liberty and…