Mario Draghi
UK’s anti-refugee immigration bill rejected in House of Lords again and other stories

Today we look at rising deaths of asylum seekers in the Mediterranean, the conviction of Burkinabe officials in the killing of Thomas Sankara, and more

Police raid on USB union headquarters in Italy sparks outrage

The union has been at the forefront of the working class struggles against the anti-people policies of the Mario Draghi government in Italy. Progressive groups have extended solidarity with the USB and denounced the raid as a ploy to discredit and villainize the union.

Anti-war protest - Italy Workers in Italy protest ammunition dispatches to Ukraine disguised as humanitarian aid

Cargo workers at the Pisa airport refused to load ammunition disguised as humanitarian aid to Ukraine. Dock workers in Genoa also pointed out the disembarkation of tanks at the seaport, allegedly destined for Ukraine

Students Protest - Italy 1 Italian students demand dignified education and an end to precarious labor for all

Italian students have organized a series of mass protests in cities across the country in response to worsening conditions in their education and the recent deaths of two students in work-related accidents

Italian students protest education policy, Australia moves to ban Hamas and other stories

Today we look at student protests for safe and dignified education in Italy, Australia’s decision to outlaw Hamas, and more

Why Italy is not our country of the year

In the December 18 edition of The Economist, Italy was named “the country of the year” citing newfound economic and political stability under PM Mario Draghi

General Strike - Italy Italian working class mobilizes for worker-friendly budget, pension reforms and job security

National trade unions in Italy organized a general strike protesting the 2022 budget plan of the Mario Draghi government for not meeting the expectations of the working class, particularly on tax cuts, pension reforms and preventing the relocation of industries

Hundreds killed in wave of attacks in Sudan’s Darfur region and other stories

Today we look at recent armed violence in Sudan’s Darfur region, an agreement between a migrant caravan and the Mexican government, and more

G20 Protest 1 Massive mobilization in Rome protests G-20 summit

Trade unions, progressive political parties, anti-imperialists, youth/student groups, climate activists, and others participated in the mobilization in Rome to denounce the neoliberal agenda of the 16th G20 summit that prioritize profits over people

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.

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