May/June 2019

EUROPE CASTS ITS VOTE: WE CAN SAVE IT! – The nationalists are storming Brussels, a transnational institution: what programme lies behind this contradiction? The Union restores sovereignties for national states which would otherwise have los it, according to Mario Draghi.

DOSSIER – Chinese expansion: a new history of the world? China, where Confucius meets John Wayne has Trump particularly worried.

ITALY – Interview with Nicola Biondo, a former head of the 5SM’s Communication’s Office at the Chamber of Deputies. “The Movement is dead, all that’s left is a successful brand”.



FRONT PAGE - Notre Dame on fire

by Giuseppe Scognamiglio


by Mana Neyestani

EASTWEST - Sovereigntists prepare to storm Brussels


What Europarliament can we expect

by Gerardo Fortuna

Minimum wage: just a suggestion?

by Francesco Saraceno

The leading forces in the new Europe

by Erik Jones

Macron’s lonely struggles

by Sergio Vento


POLITICS - The truth, I beg you, on the 5SM

by Orlando Trinchi

ECONOMY - The zero growth figures

by Roberta Carlini



Donald Trump’s synecdoche

by Romeo Orlandi

BOOKS - A new history ofthe world

by Riccardo Intini

ART - When the artist reveals all

by Guido Talarico

Arms race

by Simone Pieranni

The Dragon is looking West

by Riccardo Intini

Khorgos: a pearl in the desert

by Domenico Quarto

Confucius meets John Wayne

by J.J. Gittes