Parts of the business press have painted the Italian Democrats’ new leader as a local Jeremy Corbyn or Bernie Sanders. They’re being too kind.
Lorenzo Zamponi is a research fellow in sociology and political science at the Scuola Normale Superiore in Florence.
Though companies like Deliveroo or Foodora refuse even to recognize them as employees, food delivery riders have taken a lead in organizing workers in the gig economy.
Resignation, not hope, was the big winner in Italy’s general election.