Italy

SI Cobas picket at Fedex attacked by strikebreaking thugs

A report from the SI Cobas base union in Italy on an attack against their members at Fedex. Content warning for violence and graphic images at the linked source.

[VIDEO] Interview with Augusto Masetti from 1964

A short televised interview with an elderly Italian Anarchist famous for his anti-militarist actions in 1911 when Italy was in the process of invading Libya.

House arrests lifted

Demonstration for the liberation of Carlo and Arafat, Piacenza, March 2021

On March 26, the two SI Cobas coordinators for Piacenza, Carlo and Arafat, were released from their 14 days long house arrest.
Video, 13min italian with engl subs. https://en.labournet.tv/house-arrests-lifted

Migratory Flows: The Mass Worker And The Socialized Worker - Comitato Senza Frontiere

An autonomist analysis of immigration in and around Italy in from 1950s-1990s.

Article from London Notes #1 1992, translated from an article by Comitato Senza Frontiere (Without Frontiers Committee), Via Avesella 5b, Bologna, Italy, dated 28 May 1991 and published in Incompatibili (the magazine of the self-organized workers of Rome), #6 Summer 1991.

"We're not criminals"

Ruben SI Cobas

SI Cobas base union activist Ruben talks about repression against workers and union officials in Piacenza in March 2021.
Video, 7min, italian with engl. subs: https://en.labournet.tv/were-not-criminals

9 months prison sentence for SI Cobas unionist

Simone Carpeggiani

BREAKING - 9 months prison sentence against union coordinator for Bologna Simone Carpeggiani.

The Magneti Marelli Workers Committee - the "Red Guard" tells its story (Milan, 1975-78) - Emilio Mentasti

The Magneti Marelli Workers Committee - front cover

This remarkable book about one of the high points of workers' struggles in Italy (and the world) in the 1960s and '70s is now available in English.

I'm making it available here in mobi and epub formats, so you should be able to read it on most electronic devices.

A paper copy of this book can be obtained from the publisher, Autonomedia/Minor Compositions:
https://www.minorcompositions.info/?p=1002
And a fine paper copy it is! Nicely layed out and on good quality paper... And there's a free PDF for you to download too.

The Introduction to the English Edition is below.

Italy: The Capitalist Attacks Are Already Beginning

The following articles are translations of a statement and a leaflet issued by our sister organisation in Italy, Battaglia Comunista (Internationalist Communist Party).