Five Star Movement faces ‘populist’ revolt over Rome’s decay



Protest planned owing to lack of progress in tackling refuse problem and other ills

Tired of overflowing bins, potholes and exploding buses, Rome’s long-suffering residents are planning a protest in an effort to save their city from further decay.

The aim is to send a message to the city’s administration, which since June 2016 has been led by the Five Star Movement, that enough is enough.

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