Civil protests in the new decade: what lessons to draw from the Italian “Sardines”

26 août 2020 Society

7 min

The last decade ended in protests. Asia, Europe, America: 2019 was the year when the civil society from all over the globe gathered against inequalities, corruption and bad governance. Some cases are more emblematic than others, like Hong Kong’s protesters. In the European panorama, the movement of the Italian Sardines has become a model of popular mobilisation. Why? Through a reflection on the peculiarities of the Italian case, this article proposes to depict possible similar scenarios in the coming years.

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European Way of Life

From the Protection to the Promotion of our European Way of Life: a Commission that should have united and instead has divided

28 janvier 2020 Society

8 min

This article was first published in the n°31 print magazine of Eyes on Europe.   A new mandate is about to begin for the European Commission: Ursula von der Leyen is […]

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