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[en] Why is coronavirus killing so many people in Italy?

[Updated on 31/03/2020] Coronavirus is hitting all around the world, but there’s no doubt that one country has been hit more harshly that any other: Italy. While the death tool has passed the 12.500 mark, about four times China’s, outside … Continue reading

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The actual Italian results of the European Elections

On the morning of May 27th, with the almost definitive results of the European election in Italy, the Wu Ming Foundation published a thread of tweets with their first thoughts on the election results. They then decided to republish them, … Continue reading

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Trade union leader released after three days of protests across Italy

The national coordinator of the Si Cobas trade union was released on bail yesterday after his lawyer stated that the accusations against him are beginning to collapse. Aldo Milani, the head of Si Cobas was arrested on Friday during negotiations … Continue reading

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Foodora strikes in Italy – the dark side of the sharing economy

1. The sharing economy? 2. Foodora in Italy 3. New conditions and first strikes 4. Evolution of the struggle 5. Flexibility and the Italian labour market 6. Sources 1. The sharing economy? Newspapers report every day how our world is … Continue reading

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[fr] Le pari de Matteo Renzi avec la démocratie: Le référendum Italien

Le 4 Décembre prochain, le peuple italien sera appelé aux urnes pour le référendum sur la reforme constitutionnelle proposée par le gouvernement conservateur et pro-austérité de Matteo Renzi. Le sujet domine la vie politique italienne en raison de l’impact que … Continue reading

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[en] 21st October: a day of general strike

On 21 October, over 1.3 million workers took part in a general strike called by a number of base trade unions (USB, S.I. Cobas, Unicobas, Adl Cobas, Cub Lazio) and joined by many organisations and local groups throughout Italy. The … Continue reading

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[en] Matteo Renzi’s gamble with democracy: the Italian constitutional referendum

On December 4th 2016 the Italian people will be called upon to vote in a referendum on the constitutional reform put forward by Matteo Renzi’s conservative and pro-austerity government. The topic is dominating Italian political life, because of the major … Continue reading

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