Italy

Italy: The “Government of Change” is Still Anti-Working Class

In Naples, in early June, a Malian man was shot by three youths in a drive by shooting. As they fired they chanted “Salvini, Salvini”. Matteo Salvini leader of the League (formerly the Northern League) only got 17% of the vote in Italy’s election but in the new “government of change” in coalition with the Five Star Movement has become Minister of the Interior. This is an ideal role for him to play his racist card.

Soumaila Sacko: the murder of a migrant union activist in Italy

On June 2 Soumaila Sacko, a migrant agricultural worker from Mali, was brutally murdered in San Calogero in Italy. He was shot in the head while gathering aluminium to rebuild the shantytown on the outskirts of San Ferdinando, where over four thousand seasonal workers live during harvest season, in overpopulated shack and tents, amidst garbage, plastic and rubber.

涨我的租?甭想!——意大利热秋运动中拒绝交租的妇女们

在热秋运动中,不仅有争取工资的工人运动,还有妇女们在消费环节的斗争相配合。

Franco Serantini Poster Archive

Posters commemorating Franco Serantini, a 20 year old Italian anarchist who was arrested on the 5th of May 1972 at an anti-fascist demonstration in Pisa.

He was beaten severely by police in custody, and died inside the prison two days after his arrest, on the 7th of May 1972.

Carlo Cafiero - 1846-1892

Biography of the Italian anarchist who developed communist anarchism

妇女的力量与社会翻转

《妇女的力量与社会翻转》封面

关于意大利1970年代马克思主义女权理论及家务劳动有偿化运动的中文小册子

Not Guilty! Nine amazing legal defences and unlikely verdicts from history

A review of nine amazing legal defences and unlikely acquittals from history:

Another vision of sport: Palestre Popolari in Italy, an interview with CoNaSP red gym trainers

Training at Palestra Populare Palermo, Sicily.

A report from Brighton Anti-Fascists on their meetings with trainers from two of Italy's 'red gyms', part of the National Coordination of Popular Sport (CoNaSP), on their activities in the community, how they got started and why popular sport is important.

Full transcribed interview with CoNaSP trainers Giulio (Palestra Populare Valerio Verbano) and Luigi (Palestra Popolare Palermo)

Palestra Populare Valerio Verbano, Rome.

Interview with two trainers from the National Coordination of Popular Sport (CoNaSP), a network of gyms run collectively by anti-fascists in Italy, the ideas and history behind them and some thoughts for those who might be thinking about starting their own.