Won’t the Government Close the Plants? Workers’ Strikes Will Do It!

They will not stop us! On the night of March 11th, immediately after Prime Minister Conte’s announcement about the government’s decision to close only small stores, bars and restaurants, leaving open the factories, megastores, offices, banks and several means of transportation functioning, we launch a demand to labor unions to...

Physical Aggression in Bari: an Activist from Communist Alternative was seriously wounded

On Friday September 21, after the participation in the anti-racist demonstration in Bari, a comrade from Communist Alternative, Giacomo Petrelli, was violently assaulted and wounded with bars of Steel, chains and leases, by the fascist group Casapound. Our comrade suffered head injuries and he was taken to the emergency...

Italian railway workers strike and join the international struggles week

The Italian railway workers trade union, "Cub Trasporti", together with the CAT trade union, will strike on 23, 24 and 25 October 2015 and adhere to the international struggles week proclaimed by the International Trade Union Network for Solidarity and Struggle, against the policies of workers and resources exploitation, that are...

A summer of struggles and strikes in the Italian “sky”

From Alitalia to the fight against opening of cooperatives, the fight in air transport extends. By Matteo Bavassano. The story of bankruptcy and the planned sale of Alitalia by the government-appointed commissioners, with the active involvement of the Italian government, has strengthened the struggles in the sector of air transport that...

The Mass Movement Against Climate Change

THE INTERNATIONAL MOVEMENT AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE has begun to take root on a world level and also in Italy (although how solid it will become remains to be seen). By Matteo Bavassano (PdAC) for International Currier 22 – Special Edition on Europe   The change is not surprising in itself. The last...

The Victory Of The NO Is Just The Beginning!

Let us take them all down with the struggle! Let us build workers’ committees to organize the struggle! Statement of the Central Committee of the PdAC.   Renzi’s government was defeated, above all (although not only) by the workers’ and popular masses’ votes, who suffered the strike of the crisis, the anti-workers’ measures...

“The Italian comrades’ decision is historic”

Following our last week report on the issue, on January 5th and 7th January, the founding congress of a new Italian party was held in Rimini city, summoned by PC-Rol (Communist Project - Re-found the Opposition of the Workers). With representatives coming from different parts of the country and...

Call for the First No Austerity National Conference

The No Austerity Coordination is organizing the First National Conference of delegates in the end of May. The conference is open to any individuals or groups (trade unions, trade union bodies, struggle committees, associations, territorial assemblies) that agree that it is important to strengthen unity in struggle. We are proposing that...

The Institutional Crisis

Italian journalists have defined it as the “craziest government crisis in the world” and in fact, what happened in Italy during summer vacation – in Europe, during the month of august, which is the hottest of the year, when schools and the main factories close to vacation – has...

Europe in crisis: reform or revolution?

The annual meeting on Marxist education of the PdAC will be held, as usual, in late summer.  Representatives of the various ongoing struggles in the country will meet and discuss together. We spoke with Matteo Bavassano, head of the bureau of theoretical training and publications of the PdAC.   Matteo,...

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