21 August 2019
Italy’s political crisis came to a head this week as prime minister Giuseppe Conte resigned after far right interior minister Matteo Salvini pulled the plug on the coalition.
06 August 2019
The Candidate uncovers the shady side of politics in a way that has us both rooting for a corrupt leader and revelling in his downfall, says Simon Basketter
21 May 2019
Far right parties in many parts of Europe were hoping for major gains in this week’s elections.
22 April 2019
A movie about former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi can be hard to watch—but it exposes a horrible and vulgar system, writes Simon Basketter
09 April 2019
Racist protests started in the Italian capital of Rome on Tuesday of last week after the council announced a bus would transfer 70 Roma to a reception centre in Torre Maura, an eastern suburb of the city.
09 April 2019
A rescue ship carrying 64 refugees is stuck at sea after the Italian and Maltese governments refused to let it dock last week.
04 April 2019
A rescue ship carrying 64 refugees is stuck at sea after the Italian and Maltese governments refused to let it dock on Thursday.
19 March 2019
Tomáš Tengely-Evans looks at the birth of Italian fascism 100 years on
12 February 2019
Huge march for nurses in Ireland
30 October 2018
“In my country nobody is a foreigner!” This slogan summarised a day of national mobilisation in Italy on Saturday last week.
18 September 2018
Families of Roma people briefly reoccupied a camp called River Village on the outskirts of Rome
28 August 2018
The racist Italian government has been grandstanding with the lives of migrants.
15 August 2018
The motorway bridge that collapsed on Monday in Genoa, Italy, killing at least 39 people failed because of money.
31 July 2018
The evictions show the impact of the racist policies of minister Matteo Salvini, reports Simon Basketter
15 July 2018
The growth of right wing populism and fascism provokes fears of a re-run of a disastrous decade
22 June 2018
Italian police wearing white coveralls used crow bars to smash the windows of mobile homes at dawn last Thursday.
12 June 2018
When 629 people were rescued from drowning they might have expected to be treated with some humanity.
29 May 2018
Italy in the last few days has shown the reality of capitalist power and its lack of concern for democracy.
05 March 2018
Racists did well in the Italian elections on Sunday.
27 February 2018
The failures of the Italian left have opened the door for right wing and racist forces