Giorgia Meloni
Police crackdown on students sparks outrage across Italy

A Palestine solidarity demonstration composed primarily of students was repressed by security forces on February 23. Progressives have condemned the attack as well as the crackdown on pro-Palestine protests

Insorgiamo: the story of how workers of an Italian factory are creating history

Laid-off workers of the former GKN plant in Campi Bisenzio, who have been leading a 900-day long struggle, have proposed to take over the plant by forming a cooperative to facilitate futuristic production

Italian workers resist Salvini’s strike breaking methods

Deputy premier Matteo Salvini has tried to undermine workers’ strike in Italy on several occasions in over a month.

Anti-fascists in Italy protest police attack on Turin University students

Protesters alleged police used disproportionate force against students who were opposing a far-right student group at University of Turin

Public healthcare becomes key rallying point in Italy

More and more people in Italy mobilize to protect the public health system against privatization and budget cuts promoted by far-right Giorgia Meloni’s government

Tens of thousands mobilize on the streets of Rome against far-right Meloni’s policies

Italy’s trade unions organized a mass protest in Rome, standing up to the anti-people policies of Giorgia Meloni’s administration

Italian authorities impound boat that rescued 176 migrants in last week

Italian authorities have seized a charity boat operated by Open Arms after it disembarked 176 people saved at sea

Italy protests end of Citizens' Income Protests continue in Italy against government’s decision to end Citizens’ Income scheme

The right-wing government led by Giorgia Meloni has inflicted heavy cuts in social security spending but continues to provide financial and military support to the war in Ukraine

3-08 Italy Protests Italian left condemns Giorgia Meloni government’s decision to cut social welfare for poor families

The far-right government under Giorgia Meloni has decided to make cuts worth €2.5 billion (US$ 2.71 billion) by overhauling the social security scheme ‘Citizens’ Income.’ Close to 169,000 families will lose their benefits

Leftist parties condemn EU-Tunisia agreement to curb migration

The Workers’ Party of Tunisia and the Italian leftist party Potere al Popolo said that Tunisia’s deal with the EU on migration and an upcoming agreement with the IMF are a “perfect pact between liberalism, authoritarianism and xenophobia” 

Political prisoner Zaki pardoned Egypt Political prisoners Patrick Zaki and Mohamed el-Baqer are free

Patrick George Zaki had been sentenced to three years in prison on Wednesday while Mohamed el-Baqer, the lawyer of Alaa Abdel Fattah, was serving a four-year term. Rights organizations have urged Egypt to free all political prisoners

Tunisia’s brutal treatment of refugees and the European agenda

Journalist Fadil Aliriza talks about the brutal treatment of refugees in Tunisia, the role of President Kais Saied’s policies, and the agenda of European leaders who seek to outsource the task of controlling migration