Italy

The door to the garden: feminism and Operaismo - Mariarosa Dalla Costa

A paper on the history of Italian Marxist feminism given at a seminar on Operaismo ('workerism') held in Rome, June 2002 (3,000 words).

When two sevens clash: punk and autonomia

An article on the relationship between punk and Autonomia presented by Keir at the No Future conference, September 2001.

Salvadori, Bruno, 1910-1982

Bruno Salvadori, aka Antonio Gimenez

A short biography of Italian anarchist and Spanish Civil War fighter Bruno Salvadori, alias Antoine or Antonio Gimenez.

Sbardellotto, Angelo Pellegrino, 1907-1932

Angelo Pellegrino Sbardellotto

A short biography of Angelo Pellegrino Sbardellotto, Italian anarchist and coal miner who attempted to assassinate fascist leader Benito Mussolini but was arrested and executed.

In the Shell of the Old - Italy's Social Centres

Article from the 1990s containing information about Italy's movement of political squats called "social centres."

Pasotti, Giuseppe, 1888-1951

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A short biography of Italian anarchist, Giuseppe Pasotti, who ran a network to smuggle militants and materials into Spain during the Civil War.

Unions end week of Alitalia wildcat strikes

Workers for airline Alitalia at Rome's main airport have agreed to call off a week of unofficial industrial action following a request from unions.

Berlusconi could send in military against Alitalia wildcat strikers

Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi hinted yesterday at sending in the military to break up wildcat strikes which have paralysed Alitalia, the Italian national airline.

Union leaders suspend Alitalia strikes

Following wildcat strikes over the weekend which downed flights, Alitalia SpA union leaders said they would "suspend'' a 24-hour strike planned for Jan 23 after the government offered to discuss complaints about longer shifts, decreasing job security and the sale of a unit.

Wildcat walkouts over restructuring ground flights in Italy

Alitalia cancelled 44 flights today due to continued labour unrest, the second day in a row Italy's struggling national carrier has had to scrap flights because of wildcat walkouts.