Black Women In Italy Weren’t Being Heard, That’s Changed

By Stefania Dignoti, The Lilly. -

Ariam Tekle had just begun co-hosting a podcast about black identities in Italy when, in late May, George Floyd was killed in police custody and a series of Black Lives Matter protests erupted [...]

Italian Town Prints Own ‘Currency’ To Help Locals And Businesses

By Alessio Dellanna, Euro News. -

Castellino del Biferno is a small town in south Italy's Molise region with only 550 residents. Minting money is something town mayor Enrico Fratangelo has been studying for over twelve years. [...]

Hard-Hit Italian City Is Trailblazing The Way Towards A Better Post-Coronavirus World

By Tracy Keeling, The Canary. -

Italy has been particularly badly hit by the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. Although the country has recently seen declines in new cases, it remains one of the top for infections and deaths [...]

Cuban Medical Aid In Italy Shows Positive Results

By Telesur English. -

According to Dr. Carlos Pérez Díaz, head of the Cuban medical brigade in Italian territory, 12 of the 36 affected by the virus in Lombardy have already recovered. Perez Diaz explained that the [...]

Italy Calls General Strike: ‘Our Lives Are Worth More Than Your Profits’

By  La Izquierda Diario Argentina, Leftvoice.org -

Italy is the global epicenter of the pandemic, with more than 64,000 cases of infection and almost 7,000 deaths, half of which occurred in the last week. This is the result of both neoliberal [...]

Dispatch From Italy: Class Struggle In The Time Of Coronavirus

By Leopoldo Tartaglia, Labornotes.org -

Italy is the Western European country where the coronavirus pandemic spread first and where its tragic effects are being felt the most. As of March 17, the official data say 26,062 have tested [...]

Wildcat Strikes Erupt Across Italy To Demand Idling Of Plants During Coronavirus Pandemic

By Will Morrow and Alex Lantier, Wsws.org -

As the death toll in Italy from the global coronavirus pandemic surged on Thursday and Friday, wildcat strikes erupted across the peninsula, fighting to halt the spread of the deadly disease. As [...]

Italy’s Sardines Movement Is A Wakeup Call For The Left

By Norma Rangeri  Il Manifesto Global -

The Sardine movement resembles no other: it was born “underground” (and is for this reason highly vulnerable), and gave a healthy shock to the country, all thanks to the proverbial four friends [...]

U.S. Out Of Italy

By David Swanson, Davidswanson.org -

In the late 1980s when I was a teenager and an exchange student in Bassano del Grappa I loved Italy for the same reasons I’ve loved it ever since, reasons that include natural and human-created [...]

‘Sea Rescues Have Been Criminalized’ As German Boat Captain Faces 20 Years In Prison For Saving Refugees

By Eoin Higgins, Commondreams.org -

A German boat captain faces a long and costly trial in Italy for charges targeting her humanitarian efforts on behalf of refugees. "Italy's fascists are using this case as a showcase to deter [...]

‘We Will Not Be Complicit’: Protesting Assault On Yemen, Italian Dock Workers Refuse To Load Saudi Weapons Vessel

By Jake Johnson, Commondreams.org -

"No EU state should be making the deadly decision to authorize the transfer or transit of arms to a conflict where there is a clear risk they will be used in war crimes." In an act of defiance [...]

Operation Gladio: The Unholy Alliance

By Antony C. Black, Off-guardian.org -

On the hot summer morning of Aug. 2, 1980 a massive explosion ripped apart the main waiting room of the Bologna railway station. Eighty-five people were killed and hundreds more injured. Though [...]

Thousands March In Rome To Protest Against ‘Climate Of Hatred’

By Ylenia Gostoli, Aljazeera.com -

Rome, Italy - At least 20,000 people have marched in Rome to express their opposition to Italy's populist government which, they argued, has been fuelling a "growing climate of hatred" since [...]

Italian Debt Crisis Erupts: Is This A Greek Debt Crisis Writ Large?

By Dr. Jack Rasmus, Globalresearch.ca -

With no independent monetary policy and strict limits on its fiscal policy, all Italy could do in a recession or financial crisis, such as 2008-2010, was borrow money from the ECB and the Euro [...]

Italians March To Protest Fascism, Racism, Labor, Vaccines

By Staff, AP.org -

ROME (AP) — Students opposing a neo-fascist party have scuffled with police in Milan at one of at least a dozen rallies being held across Italy on the last weekend for political action before the [...]

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