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Italexit? Italian Parliament Talks about Leaving Euro

Written by Joe Scudder

Alleged setbacks regarding Brexit or the Trump presidency don’t mean that Italexit or other departures are unlikely.

Economic blogger Mike “Mish” Shedlock reports on things that indicate Italexit may be more likely than the mainstream media believes (or wants you to believe). This is important because opposition to the implementation of Brexit or the Trump agenda can obscure the fact that globalism still has the same problems that led to these movements. Just because elites can slow down progress doesn’t mean that they are winning.

As Princess Leia once said to General Tarkin, the more they tighten their grip, the more nations will slip through their fingers.

Mish writes, “Italy Openly Discusses Euro Exit in Parliament: Debt Restructuring or “Italeave” on the Way?

In Europe, where it is essentially taboo to publicly discuss anything deemed politically incorrect, some interesting conversations are taking place in the Italian parliament regarding the future of Italy in the eurozone.


The path to Italeave is a difficult one, requiring a referendum and a constitutional change, but trouble is brewing on a huge number of fronts simultaneously.

He lists eight issues mostly having to do with Italy’s horrible economy and debt.

Read the entire post.

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About the author

Joe Scudder

Joe Scudder is the "nom de plume" (or "nom de guerre") of a fifty-ish-year-old writer and stroke survivor. He lives in St Louis with his wife and still-at-home children. He has been a freelance writer and occasional political activist since the early nineties. He describes his politics as Tolkienesque.

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