Livorno since the early 1990s

Entrepreneur Cristiano Volpi reflects on the changes of 1990s Italy from the perspective of his home town, Livorno, an historical stronghold of Italian communism, and how Italian politics changed after the rise of Silvio Berlusconi.

Storyteller: Cristiano Volpi

Date of Story: 1992-present
Location of Story: Livorno, Italy
Location: Tallinn, Estonia
Date: 16 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).