The Economist explains why Italy’s anti-mafia movement is in trouble

Few people are more respected by the majority of Italians than those who fight their country’s powerful organised crime syndicates. There are four such gangs: the eponymous Sicilian Mafia, the Camorra of Campania (the region around Naples), the Ndrangheta from Calabria (the “toe” of the Italian “boot”) and the lesser-known Sacra Corona Unita in Puglia on the Adriatic coast. Members […]

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