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Italy elects first far-right government since Mussolini

Italian voters have ushered in the country’s most extreme far-right government since World War II. Giorgia Meloni, a leader accused of spreading white supremacist ideas, is set to become the country’s first female prime minister.

Here & Now‘s Scott Tong talks with NPR’s Joanna Kakissis in Rome.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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