Italian Politics: More Parties Than People?

Navone, John
March 1972
America;3/18/1972, Vol. 126 Issue 11, p287
The author shares his views on the factionalism in Italy's political sector. He finds Italy experiencing a time of drift, deterioration and disillusion with her present crises providing the most severe test for a democratic system. He thinks factionalism weakens her democratic parties and it is dramatically apparent among the Italian Socialists who preclude a viable socialist alternative to either Christian democracy or communism. He believes time is running out for Italy for no modern nation can survive without a government.


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