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.
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.
Leftist parties and trade unions in Italy organized demonstrations and a health workers’ strike on May 21-22 to protest the neoliberal agenda behind the G20 Global Health Summit in Rome, as well as the anti-people policies of the Mario Draghi-led government
Demonstrators in several cities across Europe expressed solidarity with the people of Palestine and called for an end to Israeli occupation and aggression
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
Ten major trade unions across Europe released a joint statement on Friday, saying “Healthcare is not an issue of individual responsibility and must not be viewed as a field of enormous profitability”
Members of the Unione Sindacale di Base (USB) also helped relocating almost 140 inhabitants of the center, who faced the risk of being sent to Sicily. The order to close the center came from minister of internal affairs, Matteo Salvini