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Refugees stranded at sea by racist Italian government

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.

How did Mussolini’s fascists come to power?

19 March 2019
Tomáš Tengely-Evans looks at the birth of Italian fascism 100 years on

International round up: Huge march for nurses in Ireland

12 February 2019
Huge march for nurses in Ireland

International round-up - Anti-racist action across Italy and German forest under threat

30 October 2018
“In my country nobody is a foreigner!” This slogan summarised a day of national mobilisation in Italy on Saturday last week.

Roma reoccupy River Village in Italy

18 September 2018
Families of Roma people briefly reoccupied a camp called River Village on the outskirts of Rome

Migrants blocked by the racist Salvini

28 August 2018
The racist Italian government has been grandstanding with the lives of migrants.

Drive to save money lies behind Italian bridge collapse in Genoa

15 August 2018
The motorway bridge that collapsed on Monday in Genoa, Italy, killing at least 39 people failed because of money.

Hundreds expelled from Italian Roma camp

31 July 2018
The evictions show the impact of the racist policies of minister Matteo Salvini, reports Simon Basketter

Is the world going back to the 1930s?

15 July 2018
The growth of right wing populism and fascism provokes fears of a re-run of a disastrous decade

Italy's war on Roma

22 June 2018
Italian police wearing white coveralls used crow bars to smash the windows of mobile homes at dawn last Thursday.

Italy’s racist government rejects refugees

12 June 2018
When 629 people were rescued from drowning they might have expected to be treated with some humanity.

Italy’s crisis shows how the EU and bosses rule

29 May 2018
Italy in the last few days has shown the reality of capitalist power and its lack of concern for democracy.

Racists gain in Italian election as voters give centre left the boot

05 March 2018
Racists did well in the Italian elections on Sunday.

Crooks and racists vie for office in Italian elections

27 February 2018
The failures of the Italian left have opened the door for right wing and racist forces

Thousands of protesters in Rome defend refugees after police attacks

29 August 2017
Thousands of people marched through Rome last Saturday in protest at police violence against refugees.

Nazi boat is blocked in Mediterranean ports, but refugees face other obstacles

08 August 2017
A boat hired by far right activists to stop NGOs from rescuing refugees has been turned away from a series of Mediterranean ports.

International activists meet in Hamburg and plan action at the G20 summit

11 April 2017
Activists from across Europe are planning to shut down Hamburg when the global ruling class, including Donald Trump, hold their G20 Summit there in July. Tens of thousands are expected join a week of protest in the northern German port city.

Second death in weeks at immigration jail

17 January 2017
Also: refugees drown trying to reach Italy

Referendum revolt in Italy fells prime minister Matteo Renzi

06 December 2016
Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi announced his resignation after suffering defeat in a referendum on constitutional reforms last Sunday.

Austerity-lite has given a dangerous boost to the right in Italy

29 November 2016
The right has fed off a political crisis in Italy but workers’ action could shift the mood to the left, writes Simon Basketter

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