Why Salvini could become Prime Minister of Italy

The coming unemployment catastrophe could provide fertile recruiting ground for Salvini if there is no organised resistance in the workplaces or communities. Certainly the current government cannot be judged as progressive just because the Lega has been excluded. Its debates focus on which sectors of capital should get the Covid EU money rather than a determined defence of jobs or living standards.

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31st August 2020 // 0 Comments

Salvini pushed back but hard right remains strong

Regional elections in two parts of Italy, Emilia Romagna and Calabria were held on Sunday January 26. They were seen as posing a big challenge to the government if Salvini’s Lega (League, formerly Northern League) won. Dave Kellaway looks at what happened and its implications.

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29th January 2020 // 0 Comments

Sardines against Salvini

The mobilisation of the Sardines movement is something that could contribute to a solution. The radical left needs to join in and build the movement.

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5th December 2019 // 0 Comments

Five Lessons from the Italian referendum

by Dave Kellaway A thumping defeat for Renzi’s anti-democratic and pro-capitalist project. Renzi wanted to change the constitution to remove the senate and to centralise [...]

6th December 2016 // 0 Comments

Italian voters reject authoritarian proposal

Sinistra Anticapitalista is an organisation in Italy which supports the Fourth International. This is a translation of their statement on the referendum result. The Italian [...]

6th December 2016 // 0 Comments