Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi risks losing a referendum on constitutional reform which he has foolishly personalised by promising to resign if the vote goes against him. Photo: EPA
Nicholas Spiro
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Nicholas Spiro

The politics of rage will spread to Italy as ‘Trump risk’ gives way to ‘Renzi risk’

An Italian referendum next month risks sparking a full-blown political crisis that threatens the entire euro zone banking system

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Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi risks losing a referendum on constitutional reform which he has foolishly personalised by promising to resign if the vote goes against him. Photo: EPA
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