“Super Mario?” Daniele Albertazzi Provides Comment to the New Statesman on the Formation of Italy’s New Government

Populism in Action’s Principal Investigator Daniele Albertazzi is quoted in “Can Super Mario Draghi Save Italy?” an article by Ido Vock, the New Statesman’s International Correspondent published on Friday 12th February 2021. In addition to be available online (see link at the bottom of the page) it also appears in the print edition from that date.

Daniele Albertazzi said:

“There is a tradition of the political parties stepping back at a moment of crisis and putting someone in place precisely because they are not a politician… The message you’re sending is basically that you can only manage the country during good times.” Such maneuvers fuel a culture of political mistrust, he added.

Read the full article here (paywall)