- Italy is experiencing its longest recession in more than 40 years.
- National debt is now about 127% of annual economic output, second only to Greece in the Eurozone.
- Unemployment is at a record high of 11.5% and at 38% for the under-25s.
- And they want Berlusconi back (No, really . . .)
If You Want to Feel Better About the Good Ol’ U S of A – Look No Further Than Italy