Italy: An African Killed in the Street Among Idle Passers-By

Marinella Correggia In Italy, Akila Ogorchukwu, a disabled Nigerian street vendor was punched and strangled in the street in Civitanova Marche by a 32-year-old Italian man with a history of violence and drugs. The deadly attack lasted four long minutes and took place in a central street. No one present intervened. Witnesses took video footage,…

Reliving Terror and Fascist Violence in Italy: Assault on the Headquarters of the Workers’ Union CGIL and the Umberto I Polyclinic in Rome

Yoselina Guevara This weekend in Rome, moments of violence and terror were experienced when numerous demonstrators against the “health passport or green pass (vaccination card against Covid-19)” attacked emblematic sites of the Italian capital, in an operation coordinated by the openly fascist Forza Nuova movement. On Saturday, October 9, a group of the “no vac”…

Italy Confirms Life Sentences For ‘Plan Cóndor’ Coup Officials

Kawsachun News The Supreme Court of Italy has today confirmed the life sentences of 14 people involved in Plan Cóndor, the operation in which the United States-backed dictatorships of South America coordinated across borders to brutally repress leftist opposition in the 1970s and 1980s, committing crimes against humanity. The sentence falls on 14 soldiers and…

The History of US and British Support to Mussolini’s Fascism

Shane Quinn Benito Mussolini and Adolf Hitler stand together on an reviewing stand during Mussolini’s official visit in Munich. | Credit:: Wikimedia Commons  A figure like Benito Mussolini could only have taken power in a nation plagued by severe illness. Italy, a resource poor state, had been virtually bankrupted by expenditure in World War One,…

Covid-19 Started in Italy, in September 2019, Not in China in December

Eric Zuesse The covid-19, or coronavirus-19, virus didn’t start in Wuhan China in December 2019, as has been widely reported till now. This new or “novel” virus was first infecting people in Italy, by no later than September 2019, according to researchers at the Italian Association for Cancer Research, and published on November 11th, as…

Covid 19: June “Revelations” and Confirmations

Marinella Correggia Rome’s famed Colosseum reopened on June 1. (AFP) For months we have witnessed the twists and turns, revelations and corrections around Covid-19. Great is the confusion under the sky. But we are not in Mao’s time, and therefore the situation is by no means a good one. Let’s connect some dots. 1. WHO:…

NATO at the Helm of Italian Foreign Policy

Manlio Dinucci NATO Defence Ministers (for Italy Lorenzo Guerini, Pd), meeting by videoconference on 17/18 June, made a series of “decisions to strengthen the deterrence of the Alliance”. No one in Italy, however, speaks about it, neither in the media (including social media) nor in the political world, where an absolute multipartisan silence reigns over…