PBS NewsHour

The rise of Italy's 'rejectionist' Five Star Movement party

Clip: Season 2016 | 8m 22s

The Five Star Movement, Italy’s fastest growing political party, is fully anti-establishment. Started by a foul-mouthed comedian named Beppe Grillo, the group believes the government has been overtaken by corruption and that immigration is to blame for the fact that this generation is less well off than its grandparents. Special correspondent Christopher Livesay reports from Rome.

Aired: 12/16/16

Rating: NR

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