How the Right Wing Uses ‘Feminism’ for Its Own Purposes
On the global political stage, there is a growing presence of right-wing women leaders like Italy’s new prime minister, Giorgia Meloni. This demonstrates how the Right exploits “feminism” for its own purposes.
Celeste MurilloOctober 26, 2022
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
Elections in Italy amid Political Crisis: Interview with an Italian Socialist
The right wing is expected to win in Italy’s snap elections on Sunday. An Italian socialist explains the origins of the current political crisis, the rise of the right wing, and the tasks for the Left.
Left VoiceSeptember 21, 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
The ‘Insorgiamo!’ Movement in Italy: Take Back a Factory, Organize a City, Fight for Everything
On Sunday, May 15, a national public assembly organized by the “Insorgiamo!” — “We are Rising up!” — movement will be held in Florence, Italy. The movement began with the struggle against a factory closure and the workers’ efforts to reopen it, and from there has taken up other social demands.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaMay 14, 2022
Italian Airport Workers Stop Arms Shipment to Ukraine Under Guise of “Humanitarian Aid”
In Italy, workers discovered that weapons were being shipped to Ukraine under the pretense of sending “humanitarian aid” and have refused to hand them over. Their example should serve as a model for all workers on how to take action against the war.
Simon ZinnsteinMarch 17, 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
Rank-and-File Unions in Italy Take to the Streets, with Strikes and Demonstrations in Dozens of Cities
On Monday, October 11, workers from a number of unions in Italy took to the streets in dozens of cities to protest against the Draghi government and the bosses’ policies he is implementing.
La Voce delle LotteOctober 13, 2021
Italy Is Making a Vaccine Passport Mandatory to Work. Let’s Fight the Employer Association “Cure”!
As of October 15, the vaccine passport — known as the Green Pass — will be mandatory for all workers in Italy. It aims to put the pandemic crisis on the backs of the working class. Let’s fight for a solution to the crisis that stands on the side of the exploited!
Revolutionary Internationalist Fraction (FIR), ItalySeptember 24, 2021
Italian Dockers Refuse to Load Arms Shipment to Israel in Solidarity with Palestine [Updated]
After discovering that a shipment of arms destined for Israel was arriving in Italy’s ports, workers refused to load the ship in support of the Palestinians fighting for their lives against Israeli occupation.
Left VoiceMay 14, 2021