Unione Sindacale di Base (USB)
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.

Crackdown in El Salvador, toxic contamination at US base in Seoul and other stories

Today we look at the state of emergency in El Salvador after a surge in killings, soil and water contamination at a US base in South Korea, and more

Dock workers in Genoa protest transit of arms through their port

Working class formations in Italy have mobilized on numerous occasions to block the transit of arms through Italian ports and airstrips and protest the complicity of the Italian government in imperialist wars.

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.

Progressive forces in Italy slam Global Health Summit, demand free and universal vaccination

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

Palestine solidarity demonstrations witnessed across Europe

Demonstrators in several cities across Europe expressed solidarity with the people of Palestine and called for an end to Israeli occupation and aggression

Covid Italy communists Italian trade union calls for general strike to halt non-essential production amid COVID-19 crisis

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

Europe trade unions corona European trade unions call for putting people’s lives before profit to combat coronavirus crisis

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”

Bologna Protests Activists in Bologna protest the closure of immigrant reception center

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

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