February 26, 2013
How Beppe Grillo Took Italy by Storm
Jamie Bartlett, The Guardian
"The mainstream parties are finished! They won't survive for long", announced Beppe Grillo, in typical style, on his Five Star Movement's online television channel late on Monday night. For a long time political scientists have predicted that the internet would lead to the decline of formal political parties – and Beppe Grillo is showing how.
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