Matteo Salvini
Fascism returns to Europe’s centerstage

In European politics, Italy traditionally played the role of an eager junior partner to the heavyweights that drive decision-making, France and Germany. That is almost certain to change under Giorgia Meloni

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

Hungarian teachers demand better salaries and working conditions and other stories

Today we look at a teachers’ strike in Hungary, threats to trans children’s access to gender-affirming care in the US, and more

What to know about the upcoming local elections in Italy

Local elections will take place in over 1,300 municipalities of Italy on October 3 and 4. What is the general political context leading into these elections and how is the left organizing to bring an alternative voice into local institutions?

Italian by-elections Democratic Party retains seat in Italian by-polls, Communists regain ground

The recent electoral trends show that the winning streak of the Italian right-wing led by Matteo Salvini of the League has been checked, at least temporarily

Emilia-Romagna Elections In Italy, Emilia Romagna halts right-wing surge, with a little help from the Sardine Movement

The provincial elections in Emilia Romagna saw the center-left Democratic Party defeating the right-wing led by Matteo Salvini’s League. Emilia Romagna was the epicenter of the Sardine Movement which was directed against the right wing

Who can stop the far-right?

The scope and scale of the right-wing resurgence this year shows the urgent need for greater working class mobilizations that can safeguard and deepen democracy and build coalitions

Workers' protest Italy Protests against Eurozone bailout fund reform hit Rome

Adherence to the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) by Italy is likely to make way for more austerity measures and policies of structural adjustments, as stipulated by the European Union

Italy neo-fascist Italian police busts another fascist militia network

The police have alleged that the network was involved in groundwork for the launch of a pro-Nazi party, called the Italian National Socialist Workers’ Party

Giuseppe Conte Conte to return as Italy’s prime minister

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.