LaRouche Youth Movement (LYM) Intervenes in Italian Party
April 21 (LPAC)--A two-man youth/tweener squad of the Italian LYM distributed about 500 pamphlets to the roughly 1,500 delegates at the national convention of the Democratici di Sinistra (DS--Democrats of the Left) conference in Florence on April 19. The DS is the largest party in Prime Minister Prodi's governing coalition.
This conference will vote to dissolve the DS party to join the "Democratic Party" which is being established in Italy. Parallel to this, the other major party of Prodi's coalition, the Margherita party, is doing the same thing at its convention in Rome.
Claudio Giudici, LYM representative in Florence, was interviewed by a reporter from Turin's major daily, La Stampa , which published the interview April 20. In it, Giudici points to the importance of the US Democratic Party's "Roosevelt faction, led by economist Lyndon LaRouche, who does not want to throw away the great dirigistic tradition..." He asks, "This Democratic party being born now, is it just the party of the likes of Soros or of the oligarchs a la Felix Rohatyn?"