A crisis threatens Italian banks, and the EU isn’t helping

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Pic by Dave Kellam, flickr

No one will dispute that the EU is a big story in the British media at the moment. Except, well, it is and it isn’t. A major crisis may be about to engulf the Italian economy because of EU economic policy, and it’s not being reported. It’s possible that both sides of mainstream opinion have their reasons for ignoring the story – UKIP-style Leave supporters are only bothered about what happens on “the continent” when it involves Brits who have moved to Spain, while the official Remain campaign are pretty much in love with the EU ruling class, and the fact that just these people are about to trash Italy is the last thing they want to hear.

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