Suddenly the bourgeoisie didn’t have a party


Academic Pietro Neglie explains the political vacuum left behind when the Christian Democrats collapsed as a result of the Mani pulite (“clean hands”) corruption scandals in 1994.

Storyteller: Pietro Neglie

Date of Story: 1994
Location of Story: Italy
Location: Udine, Italy
Date: 1 February, 2016

This post is part of a collaboration with author Davide Rubini to collect the stories of Italy in the aftermath of the “Bribesville” (Tangentopoli) scandals of the 1990s. Find out more about Rubini’s new novel,  il fischio finale (The Final Blow).