Category Archives: Environment

[en] Sardinia Earth March challenges Saras pollution

Last Saturday morning (20 April 2013), in Arborea, Sardinia, a thousand people gathered for the Earth March, organized by ProgReS (Progetu Repùblica de Sardigna, a Sardinian separatist party) and the No to Project Eleonora civic committee. This was a curtain-raiser … Continue reading

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[en] World Earth Day – marches in Italy

To coincide with World Earth Day on Sunday 21 April 2013, the national forum “Salviamo il Paesaggio” (Save the Countryside) is organising national demonstrations about the protection of unoccupied land and fertile ground. So far, demonstrations have been arranged in … Continue reading

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[photo] Images from the March 23 No-TAV demo

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[en] Ten thousand demonstrate against MUOS in Sicily

Around 10,000 people demonstrated on March 30 in Niscemi near Caltanissetta in Sicily against the proposed creation of the M.U.O.S. (Mobile User Objective System), a ultra-high-frequency satellite network to serve the US Navy. The rally was opened by children from … Continue reading

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[en] The view from here: NoTAV eyewitness account

Another march took place in the heart of the Susa valley on Saturday March 23, 2013, organised by the NoTAV people together with local authorities and other local bodies, which have been part of this struggle since the beginning. Many … Continue reading

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[en] No-TAV demo on 23rd March

This Saturday, 23 March 2013, will be a busy day. Berlusconi has called for a demonstration in his support, in Bologna there will be a demonstration by migrants and others against CIE (centres for identification and deportation), and finally a … Continue reading

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[en] Tornado hits Taranto: one Ilva worker missing, large-scale damage in the steelworks

One worker is missing after a huge tornado hit the Ilva steelworks in Taranto, the surrounding area and the nearby town of Statte, on the morning of November 28. The worker fell into the sea, as the crane he was … Continue reading

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[en] Permanent general workers’ assembly in Ilva after the lockout of their plant

The Italian judiciary system is continuing its prosecution of the management of Ilva, the largest steel corporation in Europe, which has its main factory in Taranto. On Monday November 26th the judges ordered seven arrests (4 of which were house arrests) … Continue reading

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[en] No Big Boats protest in Venice

On Sunday September 17 around 500 demonstrators gathered by foot and by boat at the San Marco basin, to protest against the transit of the big cruise boats close to the fragile Venice. The committee which called for the demonstration … Continue reading

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[en] Workers struggles in Sulcis province: Alcoa and Carbosulcis

From August 26th to September 3rd they have been 400 meters under sea level and now that they’re back to light they don’t mean to stop their struggle. The prize for the miners of Carbosulcis is the continued existence of … Continue reading

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