Italy
The fascist assault on a union in Italy: Some thoughts

On October 9, during a demonstration against the government’s measures to limit the spread of the pandemic, right-wing nationalist forces attacked the headquarters of the major union CGIL in Rome. What lies behind that assault and how can it be framed?

Thousands hit the streets of Italy in defense of labor rights

The working class across Italy has been devastated by the crisis inflicted by the COVID-19 pandemic and the austerity driven policies of neo-liberal governments.

Italians hold national strike in response to attacks on labor

Workers’ unions and progressive student groups in Italy have been protesting attacks on workers rights, government’s insensitive COVID-19 policies and fascist attacks on the workers.

What to know about the upcoming local elections in Italy

Local elections will take place in over 1,300 municipalities of Italy on October 3 and 4. What is the general political context leading into these elections and how is the left organizing to bring an alternative voice into local institutions?

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

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