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Italian metalworkers protest demanding better work conditions

On June 25, major metalworkers unions in Italy gathered at the Piazza del Popolo in Rome demanding an improvement in work conditions post the COVID-19 crisis.

Metal workers demo-Italy Italian metalworkers demonstrate demanding better working conditions 

Workers have demanded that the Italian government resolve long-pending disputes related to work conditions. They also raised issues regarding lay-offs and lack of wages

Abortion in umbria-Italy Italian communists protest restrictions on abortions introduced by Umbrian regional government

The Umbrian regional government of the conservative League party has announced that women will no longer be able to access pharmacological abortions in day hospitals or at home and will have to be hospitalized for three days to avail the procedure

No return to normality of exploitation: Migrant workers strike in Italy

Maurizio Coppola talks about the strike organized by migrant workers in Italy in response to a government proposal to temporarily regularize the statuses of some migrant workers. Migrant workers demand dignified conditions and access to rights

From fields to supermarkets, solidarity with laborers on strike

On May 21, migrant agricultural workers across Italy are set to strike in protest over the new immigration rules announced by the government. These rules – offering only six month permits for workers in limited sectors – fall far short of what has been demanded

Italians mark victory over fascism

Communist parties, youth groups, anti-fascist groups, and social movements in the country organized various online initiatives to observe Liberation Day due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Italians commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Liberation from Nazis amid lockdown

By the end of April 1945, during World War II, the Italian partisans liberated Northern Italy after defeating the forces of the German puppet state and the fascist collaborators.

Italian communist Youth COVID Communist youth in Italy launch campaign to guarantee student rights

The Front of the Communist Youth (FGC) started a petition #EmergenzaUniversità in more than 40 universities across Italy to demand support for students during the ongoing crisis

Interview - Young Communists -Italy “Our 10-year battle against austerity and neoliberalism was right”

Vincenzo Colaprice from Giovani Comunisti talks about the response of the Italian government to the COVID-19 crisis and the challenges in the coming period

Mandatory online classes not accessible for millions in Italy: Communist Youth

The Italian government has issued a school decree calling for mandatory online classes for students during the national lockdown due to COVID-19 emergency

Cuban medical internationalism leads the fight against COVID-19

Counting Italy, Cuba has now sent medical teams to six countries to tackle the Covid-19 outbreak.

Covid Italy communists Italian trade union calls for general strike to halt non-essential production amid COVID-19 crisis

The Unione Sindacale Di Base has accused the government of prime minister Giuseppe Conte of not taking enough action to halt non-essential production due to the pressure exerted by Italian industrialists

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