Tag Archives: Berlusconi

The Italian Carnival of 2013: Articles On The Elections


Viareggio’s Carnival

Here is a collection of articles on the Italian elections from the media and some fellow bloggers. I don’t necessarily share the views expressed in all these articles, but they make for some interesting reads. Continue reading

The fall of the empire

Last night a huge crowd gathered outside the Quirinale where Berlusconi was giving his resignation to President Napolitano. Berlusconi was welcomed by shouts of “buffoon”, “mafioso” and Resistance songs. At 21.42pm, when the news was officially announced, wild partying began, and quickly spread to other areas of the city centre. Continue reading

Emperor Silvio will make you ‘queen for a night’

While the crisis deepens and the precariousness spreads, the old PM and his court are busy relaunching their own personal vision of  women’ s role in society – a rehashing of all the old tired clichés. Continue reading

Inception Berlusconi on YouTube

A group of crazy people have made a short satirical video about Berlusconi based on the American movie Inception…watch it before the “authorities” take it off! It’s here. (This version has English subtitles).