Category Archives: Political parties

[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] 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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[en] Capital Mafia: fascists, politicians, cooperatives and the Roman mob

There are many ways to begin the story of the 37 people arrested and the related police seizures which took place in Rome on 2 December. You can begin from the right, from the left, from the extreme poverty of … Continue reading

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[en] Racist attack on political asylum seekers’ centre in Rome and new project for Italian right

Facts and chronology On the nights of November 10 and 11 a group of Italian residents attacked a centre for political asylum seekers in Tor Sapienza, a suburban neighbourhood in Rome. The attackers, about 100 on both nights, some of … Continue reading

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[en] Portrait of Italian May Day 2014

On May Day, as in many other places around the world, thousands of people gathered in squares and streets all over Italy to celebrate International Workers’ Day. The celebrations took different forms, from concerts to direct action such as disputes … Continue reading

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[en] Berlusconi calls for supporters, attracts thousands of protesters instead.

Berlusconi has a love-hate relationship with the piazzas – or squares – of Italy. He hates them when they are full of his opponents, as happened in 2001 during the anti-G8 protests in Genoa, less than two months after the … Continue reading

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[en] Pope embraces the No Choice March in Rome

Straight into the arms of Francis I, the new Pope: the pro-life march held in Rome on May 12 (Mother’s Day) couldn’t have asked for a better ending. For the third year running, shouting slogans like “Abortion is murder”, thousands … Continue reading

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