Naples - The Five Star Stronghold

Naples -  The Five Star Stronghold
By Euronews

Euronews All Voices tour explores the roots of Italian populism

The Spanish neighbourhood in the center of Naples is characterised by poverty, unemployment and small time crimininality. It's a neighbourhood where the Five Star movement gained more than 50% of the votes in this year's General Election.  Naples is also a city where private initiatives to support the population are strong.

The Foqus Foundation gives opportunity to youngsters, giving them a perspective on the future.

Director Renato Quaglia says: "I believe that austerity policies in recent decades and also the neo-liberalism that has been adopted by many European countries in the end have left cities in which rights have been progressively decreasing, a city in which the commitment of the state has diminished."

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