Italy

Hot August at H&M in Italy

The strike wave of migrant logistics workers in Italy has spread to the warehouses of H&M.

We Want Everything: A Novel - Nanni Balestrini

Fiat workers.

Nanni Balestrini’s fictionalized account of the Hot Autumn, in which a young worker from Italy’s impoverished south arrives at Fiat’s Mirafiori factory in Turin, where he finds himself in conflict with the bosses and the entire capitalist system.

Review: The End of anarchism? by Luigi Galleani

A review by Paul Avrich of Luigi Galleani's The End of Anarchism?.

Fontamara: Ignazio Silone

Fontamara estas la nomo de fikcia vilaĝo en Abruco kaj scenejo de romano de la itala verkisto Ignazio Silone.
La romano estas pri vivo en malriĉa kamparo, sube la Faŝista registaro de Mussolini.

Anti-fascism: formula for confusion - Bilan (1934)

This article from Bilan, the journal of the Italian communist left in exile in France and Belgium, examines what they consider the disorienting and stifling effect on the proletarian movement, of co-operation with bourgeois forces (liberals and reformist-socialists) in the name of 'anti-fascism'. Bilan argue that the result of such collaboration is the moderation/liquidation of the working-class as a revolutionary force, the co-option of its organs of struggle, and the dissipation of the movement, ultimately taking the view that 'anti-fascism' is self-defeating.

Interview with the International Communist Party on the SICobas movement

An interview of members of the International Communist Party who are based in Italy and involved in the SICobas, a militant union that fights for class struggle principles rather than the corporatist arrangements that dominate unions in Italy.

Duonhoron kun Eriko Malatesto

Intervjuo de Eriko Malatesto en Italio pri loĝas suben la faŝisto reĝimo .

When insurrections die - Gilles Dauvé

This is a reconceived version of 'Fascism and Anti-Fascism'. In this text, Dauvé draws on the experiences of the revolutionary movements in Russia, Germany, and Spain to criticize anti-fascism and democracy, and to draw general conclusions for communists today.

Impastato, Giuseppe, 1948-1978

A short biography of Giuseppe Impastato, a communist anti-Mafia activist who was murdered by the crime organisation in 1978, but was originally blamed for his own death by the police and the media.

New year, old struggles: the strike for the collective agreement in the logistics sector

Against a background of general retreat of the labor movement triggered by fears of the absence of better alternatives, workers in the logistics sector have found the strength to reject that fear.