Giorgia Meloni’s stunning victory was branded as the ‘return of fascism’ by pundits across Europe. While FdI’s connection with historical fascism is a complicated issue, calling the party fascist today speaks only of short-sighted ignorance.
Giorgia Meloni is set to take power in Italy. The leader of the Brothers of Italy party could be the first ever female prime minister of the country. The right-wing coalition she leads got 44.4 per cent of the votes in the elections.