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)
A vote of confidence was triggered by former prime minister Matteo Renzi, the leader of the centrist Italia Viva party, when he withdrew support to the incumbent Democratic Party-Five Star Movement-led government in Italy
Willy Monteiro Duarte was killed while trying to help his friend who was caught in an altercation with a group of people in Colleferro in Rome. Many believe the killing of the 21-year old black youth to be of a racist nature
The Italian government has issued a school decree calling for mandatory online classes for students during the national lockdown due to COVID-19 emergency
The Unione Sindacale Di Base has accused the government of prime minister Giuseppe Conte of not taking enough action to halt non-essential production due to the pressure exerted by Italian industrialists
In Taranto, Italy, hundreds of workers at the Ilva steel plant went on a general strike on Friday, November 30.
Italian president Sergio Mattarella gave prime minister Giuseppe Conte a mandate to form a new government, much to the dismay of Matteo Salvini, who had pushed a no-confidence motion against Conte.
Salvini is eager for fresh elections given his far-right wing party’s strong showing in the European parliament polls and significant lead in surveys
Peoples Dispatch in conversation with Francesco Valerio della Croce from the Italian Communist Party (PCI), on anti-immigrant laws, the ultra-right in Europe, the EU and the Italian left.