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David Broder is a historian of the Italian far-right. He is a regular contributor to the New Statesman and Internazionale, writing about Italian politics, as well as Europe editor for Jacobin. His writing has also appeared in the New York Times, the Guardian, the Independent, New Left Review and Tribune. He is the author of The Rebirth of Italian Communism: Dissident Communists in Rome, 1943-44 and First They Took Rome: How the Populist Right Conquered Italy.
The fascinating story behind Italy's lurch towards fascism
David Broder dissects the Italian general election result, which saw Georgia Meloni’s far-right Fratelli d’Italia become the largest partyRead full article
After the fall of Benito Mussolini, antifascism became the founding principle of the Italian Republic. Now, eighty years later, Italy is governed by political forces directly descending from historical fascism. How did this...