Italy’s Prime Minister Resigns, Turning Chaos Into Uncertainty
Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte chose to quit before a confidence vote. Parties will now scramble to form a new majority or face elections.
The most nationalist, populist and dysfunctional Italian government in decades collapsed on Tuesday as the country’s prime minister announced his resignation in the face of a mutinous, and miscalculated, power play by the hard-line minister Matteo Salvini.
The New York Times
Breaking News: Italy's prime minister said he would resign, causing the collapse of the country's most nationalist and dysfunctional government in decades
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#BREAKING: #Italy’s Prime Minister Resigns, Turning Chaos Into Uncertainty
'Renzi argued that while populism works on the campaign trail, “it works less good when we are dealing with governing.” He took a parting shot at Salvini, who he said owed it to Italians to make it clear if he wanted to “leave the euro or enter the ruble.”'
is as usual precise in its descriptions. In #Italy, #chaos (a deterministic process) has turned into #uncertainty (a stochastic process).