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Italy To Vote In Referendum That Could Help Usher In Populists

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Italy is set to hold a constitutional referendum this weekend and while Italians are being asked to vote on changes that would include reducing the number of senators in the legislature, it’s turned into a referendum on Prime Minister Matteo Renzi. 

Depending on how the vote goes, it could help push the populist, anti-establishment Five Star Movement into power there.  

For more, we turn to Luigi Zingales, a professor of entrepreneurship and finance at the University of Chicago and the director of the Stigler Center at the University of Chicago. 

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