Italy

On Nanni Balestrini, the Most Radically Formalist Poet of the Italian Scene

Franco 'Bifo' Berardi on the poetry of Nanni Balestrini

Extracts from Carbonia (We Were All Communists)

Selections from Carbonia (We Were All Communists), Balestrini's novel of class struggle in a mining town

Extracts from Blackout

Selections from Blackout, Balestrini's epic poem covering the movements of 1970s Italy.

Nanni Balestrini and the Poetry of the Italian Autonomia

Jamie MacKay considers Balestrini's autonomist poetry.

Extracts from We Want Everything

Selections from We Want Everything, Balestrini's novel of struggles at Fiat and Italy's "hot autumn".

Nanni Balestrini (1935-2019): "If you read this, you must no longer fear anything"

A selection of texts in memory of Nanni Balestrini, the Italian autonomist writer who passed away in May 2019. Originally published by Blackout, and re-shared by Enough Is Enough.

The history of a photo - and a video. Anti-fascism's strength and limits in facing rape culture. PART 2

An analysis of how rape culture permeates yesterday and today's right-wing narrative, and of how anti-fascism sometimes failed to face it, with violent consequences. Part 2 of an article by the Nicoletta Bourbaki collective, published on Wu Ming's website.

The history of a photo - and a video. Anti-fascism's strength and limits in facing rape culture. PART 1

Matteo Salvini rape culture

An analysis of how rape culture permeates yesterday and today's right-wing narrative, and of how anti-fascism sometimes failed to face it, with violent consequences. Part 1 of an article by the Nicoletta Bourbaki collective, published on Wu Ming's website.

May Day Repression in Turin

For some time now, May 1 has been transformed into an institutional catwalk, an empty stage on which workers' conflicts, now devoid of a sense of class and in some disarray, can be paraded.

Lega calls on Emilia Romagna regional authorities to outlaw SI Cobas union

SI Cobas.

The far-right League (Lega) has called on the Emilia Romagna Region authorities to outlaw SI Cobas, a base union active in the country's warehouses and which often organises among immigrant workers.