After a deadly pandemic and Trump’s disastrous presidency, we should demand more than just a return to normalcy.
Marsili is also the co-president of the European Media Initiative, an international campaign demanding better protection for media freedom at European... level. Together with Yanis Varoufakis he is one of the initiators of DiEM25. His latest book, Planetary Politics, is published by Polity Press.
The mobilisation to fight the virus shows that we can drastically transform our system and societies to fight a threat.
And what is its future?
The grave state of affairs in Italy ahead of the elections is yet another sign that European democracy is in crisis.