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Mish/ Mike Shedlock – Berlusconi Faces Party Revolt: Collapse Of Italian Government Hangs In Balance ; Rush For Votes Is On – 30 September 2013

MishMikeShedlockLate last week, former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi ordered five ministers to resign from Italy’s government. They did, and as a result, current prime minister Enrico Letta’s coalition government is on the verge of collapse.

Mr Berlusconi, leader of the centre-right Forza Italia party, said the resignations were a response to the government’s decision on Friday to increase in sales tax from next month. Continue reading

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