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The rise of Giorgia Meloni, Italy’s new far-right prime minister

27/09/2022 06:27 PM | Click to read full article

Giorgia Meloni, the founder of the far-right party Brothers of Italy, will be Italy’s first woman leader since the fall of fascist dictator Benito Mussolini during World War II. 

Meloni’s rise to power and the retrenchment of far-right populism within her coalition is in some ways a resurgence and galvanization of far-right sentiment that Italian politics and political parties have never truly reckoned with.

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