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Anti-G20 mobilizations in Italy: Strengthening environmental struggles and remembering Genoa 2001

Social movements are organizing street mobilizations and counter-summits during the meeting of G20 environment ministers from July 20-23. This G20 meeting takes place exactly 20 years after the killing of Carlo Giuliani during the G8 summit in Genova.

Workers across Italy protest killing of trade union leader Adil Belakdhim

Adil Belakdhim was killed when a truck ran into a picket line of protesting logistics workers on June 18. Si Cobas, the union to which he belonged, has termed it the culmination of attacks on workers across the country

Logistics workers in Italy continue struggle against anti-labor policies of FedEx-TNT

Logistics giant FedEx-TNT closed down its hub in Piacenza in Italy and announced mass lay-offs. Workers from the company’s hubs across the country have joined protests demanding the reinstatement of those who lost their jobs

Progressive forces in Italy slam Global Health Summit, demand free and universal vaccination

Leftist parties and trade unions in Italy organized demonstrations and a health workers’ strike on May 21-22 to protest the neoliberal agenda behind the G20 Global Health Summit in Rome, as well as the anti-people policies of the Mario Draghi-led government

Our lives, their profits: Against the G20 Global Health Summit!

Organizations in Italy have called for a mobilization at the same time as the G20 Health Summit to call on global leaders to prioritize public health over profits and guarantee equal vaccine access

Workers Protest-Italy 100 days of strike: Texprint workers in Italy demand rights and dignity

The workers of textile printing company Texprint srl. in Prato, Italy, have been on strike since January 18 demanding the reduction of their exploitative 12-hour daily work shifts to a maximum of eight hours per day

NO TAV protest-Italy Protests in Italy’s Susa valley over fresh construction bids for Turin-Lyon motor link

The police violently suppressed protests by the No TAV (No to the High Speed Train) movement at San Didero, injuring several protesters

Nationwide protest by Amazon workers In Italy

The strike by Amazon workers and drivers in Italy on March 22 was historic in the coming together of those employed by the corporate and third-party companies. Giuliano Granato talks about the context of the strike

Workers Strike-Italy Italians protest police repression of logistic workers in Piacenza

More than 3,000 people participated in the demonstration called by the Si Cobas union and the Counter Tendency group in support of union activists and workers of the Piacenza warehouse of the logistics group Fedex-TNT

Italian left opposes the new government led by Mario Draghi

Ex-European Central Bank President Mario Draghi has formed a new cabinet in Italy comprising of technocrats and politicians from parties ranging from the social democrat Demorcatic party (PD) to the far-right Lega Nord (LN)

Italian workers and students stage countrywide protests

Trade unionists and students took part in a general strike demanding safety and rights at their workplaces and educational institutions. The protesting workers also sought an end to layoffs and dismissals and guaranteed wages for the unemployed

Italy Protests Protests in Milan against Lombardy administration’s handling of COVID-19 

Faulty COVID-19 infection estimates from Lombardy showing a higher rate of infections had prompted the Italian government to designate it as a ‘Red Zone’ and impose stricter lockdown measures, resulting in huge revenue losses 

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