Mario Draghi
Progressives intensify protests as far-right leader Meloni assumes premiership in Italy

Progressive groups, trade unions, and leftist parties staged a mobilization in Bologna highlighting a number of issues, including the climate crisis, the cost of living crisis, persecution of workers, imperialist wars, rise in fascism, and unscientific development

General Elections - Italy Right-wing surge in Italian general elections

The right-wing Brothers of Italy (FdI) party, led by Giorgia Meloni, emerged as the single largest in the new Italian parliament as every other mainstream political party crumbled

Everything to know about Italy’s elections

Maurizio Coppola of Potere al Popolo talks about the upcoming elections in Italy, the social crises, and the key coalitions and the agenda they have presented before the people

Italy at a crossroads ahead of crucial elections

Maurizio Coppola of Potere al Popolo talks about the alliance of leftist parties that seeks to present a new agenda before the people during the Italian elections later this month

Ahead of Italy’s crucial election, the left stands up for the poor and marginalized

Left-wing groups in Italy have launched the People’s Union (UP) to contest the upcoming general elections. Its promises include taxing the rich, improving public services and transforming the transport system for an ecological transformation

Daily Round-up | Iranian president denounces US-Israel joint declaration & other stories

In today’s episode, we bring you stories of Iran’s response to a US-Israel statement, the resignations of Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Mario Draghi, and a controversial amendment in Brazil

Disunity wrecks Mario Draghi’s neoliberal government in Italy

The working class, as well as students and youth, have been protesting the EU-dictated neoliberal, anti-worker policies of the Mario Draghi-led government

Italian anti-war activists protest plan to open military base in Pisa

Thousands marched against the Mario Draghi government’s proposal to set up a military base in the Coltano village of the Pisa province which is already heavily militarized

Ukraine war food crisis Russia is ready to help alleviate the global food crisis if West lifts sanctions, says President Putin 

The US and its allies have imposed unilateral sanctions on Russia following its attack on Ukraine in February. They have also accused Russia of preventing the export of food grains and fertilizers from Ukraine

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