Milan’s struggle to tame gentrification – POLITICO

This article is part of POLITICO’s Global Policy Lab: Living Cities, a collaborative journalism project exploring the future of cities. Chapter 1 of the project is presented by AirBnB. MILAN — Not too long ago, Milan’s trendy Isola neighborhood was a no-go zone. Originally a working-class area for people who came to work at the … Read more

Rome election could be make-or-break for the 5Star Movement – ​​POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article. ROME — There’s a lot at stake for the 5Star Movement in the election for control of Capitoline Hill. The 5Stars’ conquest of Rome in 2016 — with Virginia Raggi taking over as mayor — was the high point of the populist wave that swept Italy over the … Read more