Italy

Photo gallery: warehouse workers' strike spreads across Italy

Image gallery of the strikes in Italy's warehouses, which have spread from one warehouse in Carpiano, just outside Milan, to warehouses at several cities across the country. Images taken from the SI Cobas Facebook page.

Warehouse strikes across Italy as management tear up workers’ rights

Solidarity strikes have broken out at warehouses across Italy, with workers blocking entrance gates in some places, after an outsourcing company has attempted to attack the hard-won rights of workers at a warehouse on the outskirts of Milan.

Community action shuts down fascist meeting in Rome

In Rome, hundreds of anti-fascist residents shut down a meeting between fascists and the local council, clashing with militants from far-right organisation Casapound as well as riot police who had been defending them.

Fascism

Clara Zetkin and Rosa Luxemburg

Clara Zetkin's 1923 article on fascism from Labour Monthly. She talks about fascism as capital's response to the failure of the international revolution, and the need for the 'organised revolutionary struggle of the proletariat' to defeat both fascism and capital.

如果他们扼杀我们的未来,我们便封锁这座城市!——2010年秋意大利大学生串联笔记

Occupied Pisa

关于意大利2010年大学生反紧缩抗争的盘点和分析

DSEI: A supermarket for state surveillance and border wars

As borders are increasingly militarised and their operation privatised, migration, more than ever before, is also an anti-militarist struggle, write Amy Hall and Sara Woods of Shoal Collective.

Autonomism: cutting the ground from under Marxism

The building of a new mode of production which is based on the self-activity of all people cannot be delegated to any body – not even a working class party. It is only through the mass organs of working class life that a new society can be built. Communism cannot be brought in by decree but is the living product of a mass collective consciousness struggling towards new forms of social organisation.

Police brutality leads to pro-migrant march in Rome

After a refugee eviction in Rome ended with shocking scenes of police violence, migrants and their supporters took to the streets.

Alfredo Bandelli (1945-1994), proletarian singer-songwriter of the Italian autonomist movement

Biography of Alfredo Bandelli, a working class militant and songwriter whose songs anonymously became the anthems of the 1968-1977 movements.

1848 The Year of Revolutions- George Woodcock

George Woodcock charts the events of the revolutionary wave that swept Europe in 1848. Assessing their political characters, their accomplishments and defeats.