Giacomo is a journalist from Rome and editor of our Italian sister site La Voce delle Lotte.
Right-Wing Coalition Wins Italian Elections amid Record-Low Turnout
Amid record-low turnout, Italy’s right-wing coalition won in the country’s snap election this weekend. Ultra-right-wing politician Giorgia Meloni is now set to be the new prime minister. But forming a stable government that lasts five years will be difficult.
Giacomo TurciSeptember 27, 2022
‘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 TurciMay 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 TurciFebruary 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 TurciMay 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 TurciMarch 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 TurciFebruary 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 TurciMay 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 TurciMarch 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 TurciMarch 16, 2020