Illiberalism · Italy



David Broder, “The Future Is Italy, and It’s Bleak,” New York Times, July 22, 2022,

Ishaan Tharoor, “Italy is on its way to being run by ‘post-fascists,’” Washington Post, July 26, 2022,

Michael Crowley, “Italy’s Hard-Right Lurch Raises New Concerns in Washington,” New York Times, September 26, 2022,

Yascha Mounk, “Italians Didn’t Exactly Vote for Fascism,” Atlantic, September 26, 2022,

Van Badham, “The election of Italy’s fascist-adjacent Giorgia Meloni is a public reminder that women can be just as awful as men,” Guardian, September 27, 2022,

Molly Jong-Fast, “The Far Right’s Fake Feminist Gambit,” Atlantic, October 5, 2022,

Alice Speri, “‘We’re Coming for You’: Italy’s Neofascists Target Journalists as They Assume Power,” Intercept, December 7, 2022,

Frances D’Emelio and Colleen Barry, “Silvio Berlusconi, former Italian leader tarnished by multiple scandals, dies at 86,” Los Angeles Times, June 12, 2023,

Ishaan Tharoor, “Silvio Berlusconi’s political style lives on,” Washington Post, June 13, 2023,