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.
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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
The Italian government has issued a school decree calling for mandatory online classes for students during the national lockdown due to COVID-19 emergency
A large-scale migration of people during the lockdown will only spread infections rapidly across the country. Meanwhile, food and other supplies are drying up as supply chains are slowly coming apart under pressure.