Giulio Sapelli

The reluctant reformer
Socialism’s last hope

The policies of France since the Socialists’ victory reflect an ambivalence between hewing to their tradition and facing a brutal economic reality. Will Hollande’s supporters view him as the last real leftist in Europe, or yet another sell-out?

When milk and honey run dry

The North African crisis has magnified the migratory waves towards southern Europe. But the opportunities and prosperity the migrants seek are no longer there. What they’ll find, in fact, is growing structural unemployment.