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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] 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] What is really happening in Bologna

Bologna has always been a laboratory, both for social movements and for their counterparts. Bologna “the Red”, the industrialized city with one of the strongest worker movements in Italy, is now facing great changes, that started years ago and are … Continue reading

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[en] Renzi government reforms jobs and cuts rights

At first glance, Giuliano Poletti, Minister of Labour and Social Policy in the Renzi government, could look like an old-fashioned left-wing politician: born into a farming family in the “red” Emilia-Romagna region, raised in the Communist Party, president of Legacoop, … Continue reading

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[en] Electrolux proposes halving Italian workers’ wages

It is certainly not a coincidence that Electrolux’s proposal came just after the signing of the new agreement on union representation, when in the eyes of big business the Italian unions look friendlier than ever. But, nevertheless, what the Swedish multinational manufacturer … Continue reading

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