COVID-19 in Italy
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

India covid India’s failed lockdown: devastating the poor, weakening the fight against COVID-19

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.

COVID-19: know it so that we can fight it

A successful fight against the COVID-19 pandemic needs to be fought by understanding the disease and uniting the people. This is the lesson that the divisive Modi government in India refuses to learn

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