Visiting Mussolini’s hometown as Italy veers right


Nothing is Foreign25:40Visiting Mussolini’s hometown as Italy veers right

For the primary time since Mussolini’s rule in the course of the Second World War, a far-right social gathering has been elected to energy in Italy. 

We take you to Mussolini’s birthplace, Predappio — which, to this present day, is dwelling to memento outlets and shrines honouring the dictator — to discover the lasting impression of fascism within the nation’s politics.


  • Carlo Magistretti, Italian freelance journalist.
  • Piero Ignazi, political scientist.
  • Giorgio Frasinetti, former mayor of Predappio.
  • Roberto Canali, present mayor of Predappio.

Nothing is Foreign, a podcast from CBC News and CBC Podcasts, is a weekly journey to the place the story is unfolding. It’s hosted by Tamara Khandaker.


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