Italy: “We’re not Lambs to the Slaughter!” Class Struggle in the Time of Coronavirus – ICT

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The Story of the Last Few Days 8 March. The Prime Minister’s Decree brought in new restrictive measures in the Lombardy-Venetia “red zone” and many activities throughout Italy were suspended, including prison visits. 8/9 March. The situation in prisons became serious. The disturbances began over a lack of communication about the risks […]

Initial Thoughts on Coronavirus and its Fallout – ICT

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The article which follows is a translation from Battaglia Comunista 3 (March 2020), paper of our Italian affiliate, the Internationalist Communist Party. Italy has currently one of the worst death rates from coronavirus (4%), higher even than China’s. This despite locking down over a dozen towns in Lombardy, closing all schools and […]