The Italian style: Giuseppe Conte’s ‘half-populist’ leadership during Covid-19

From the starting position of a political outsider, Italy’s PM Giuseppe Conte has carved a widely positive image for himself, gaining widespread popularity during the Covid-19 crisis. Marino De Luca¬†argues that Conte’s savvy use of communication channels during a time of national emergency, combined with his personality, have helped him project an image of political … Continue reading The Italian style: Giuseppe Conte’s ‘half-populist’ leadership during Covid-19