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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

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?

Workers across Italy protest killing of trade union leader Adil Belakdhim

Adil Belakdhim was killed when a truck ran into a picket line of protesting logistics workers on June 18. Si Cobas, the union to which he belonged, has termed it the culmination of attacks on workers across the country

Logistics workers in Italy continue struggle against anti-labor policies of FedEx-TNT

Logistics giant FedEx-TNT closed down its hub in Piacenza in Italy and announced mass lay-offs. Workers from the company’s hubs across the country have joined protests demanding the reinstatement of those who lost their jobs

Workers Protest-Italy 100 days of strike: Texprint workers in Italy demand rights and dignity

The workers of textile printing company Texprint srl. in Prato, Italy, have been on strike since January 18 demanding the reduction of their exploitative 12-hour daily work shifts to a maximum of eight hours per day

Workers Strike-Italy Italians protest police repression of logistic workers in Piacenza

More than 3,000 people participated in the demonstration called by the Si Cobas union and the Counter Tendency group in support of union activists and workers of the Piacenza warehouse of the logistics group Fedex-TNT

Italian workers and students stage countrywide protests

Trade unionists and students took part in a general strike demanding safety and rights at their workplaces and educational institutions. The protesting workers also sought an end to layoffs and dismissals and guaranteed wages for the unemployed

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