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Giacomo Turci

Giacomo is a journalist from Rome and editor of our Italian sister site La Voce delle Lotte.

‘Lower the Guns, Raise Wages’: A Day of Strikes and Demonstrations across Italy against the War in Ukraine

Italian rank-and-file unions waged a one-day strike last Friday against the war in Ukraine and for higher wages to counter inflation. It represents a first step in the fight to build a peace movement based on class struggle.

Giacomo Turci

May 24, 2022

Students Across Italy Demand an End to Unpaid, Obligatory Internships and the Resignation of the Education Minister

High-school students took to the streets in more than 40 Italian cities on Friday in a mobilization that revives the demonstrations that broke out after the death of student Lorenzo Parelli during an unpaid “training” internship.

Giacomo Turci

February 20, 2022

Dockworkers in Italy Denounce Passage of Ship Loaded with Rockets for Israel

A cargo ship loaded with high-precision rockets destined for the Israeli Defense Forces was shipped, semi-clandestinely, to the port of Genoa in Italy, with Ashdod as its final destination. Dockworkers in another Italian port, Livorno, mobilized to denounce this criminal arms trafficking taking place during yet another campaign of Zionist military aggression against the Palestinian people.

Giacomo Turci

May 17, 2021

Tens of Thousands of Amazon Workers Went on Strike in Italy

Last Tuesday saw the biggest strike that Amazon has ever experienced in Europe, with thousands of workers participating. Here, we present an analysis by Italian socialists.

Giacomo Turci

March 31, 2021

Make the Bosses Pay for the Crisis: Day of General Strike in Italy Mobilizes Workers and Students

This Friday, a sector of militant and rank-and-file trade unionism carried out a major day of general strike in Italy, with a huge impact on logistics and education. Thousands of students joined in, with demonstrations in various cities.

Giacomo Turci

February 2, 2021

Notes on Class, Political Parties, and the Communist Party in Marx and Engels

Marx and Engels did not provide a theory of the organic political party. But this does not mean that we cannot find important elements on this subject in the thinking of the two revolutionaries.

Giacomo Turci

May 13, 2020

Coronavirus: Working-Class Internationalism as an Antidote to the Crisis

The coronavirus crisis and the global recession are exacerbating the reactionary nationalism of the imperialist states. The spirit of Donald Trump’s “America first” policy seems to have spread like a virus. On the other hand, the world working class is the only social force that can provide a progressive way out of this crisis, reorganizing production under workers’ control and deepening internationalism.

Giacomo Turci

March 23, 2020

“Neoliberalism Has Led to a Public Health Emergency” — Interview with an Italian Socialist

Left Voice spoke with Giacomo Turci, a member of the Revolutionary Internationalist Fraction (FIR), about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in Italy, the reasons why the healthcare system is overwhelmed, and the urgent measures needed to confront this crisis.

Giacomo Turci

March 16, 2020