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on October 20, 2019 in World News

Salvini: Being Called a Populist ‘Is a Compliment’

by Chris Tomlinson As his party continues to dominate Italian national polls, League leader Matteo Salvini rejected allegations of fascist allusions, saying that fascism is dead — and that to be called a populist “is a compliment”. The former Italian Interior Minister was asked in an interview with French magazine Le Point about his upcoming rally on the 19th of October in Rome, with some comparing it to former fascist leader Benito Mussolini’s 1922 march on Rome, which occurred in the same month. “We will fill a square in Rome, San Giovanni, where the left is often found. It is...

by Chris Tomlinson As his party continues to dominate Italian national polls, League leader Matteo Salvini rejected allegations of fascist allusions, saying that fascism is dead — and that to be called a populist “is a compliment”. The former...

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