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Italy: Populists form government as establishment punished

Italy: Populists form government as establishment punished

Without a clear and strong socialist alternative, the whipping up of anti-migrant sentiment by the right will continue to go unchallenged in any meaningful way. It is up to Italian socialists to build a credible party of the working class that’s capable of challenging the reactionary forces. Only a movement built on working class solidarity, anti-racism and internationalism is capable of taking on the establishment and delivering a victory for working-class people.

Berlusconi humiliated

Letta government faces continuing economic and social crisis By Chris Thomas, Controcorrente (CWI in Italy) “Berlusconi is dead” declared one of the closest collaborators of il Cavaliere at the end of the worst week in his political career. Having dominated Italian politics for nearly 20 years Berlusconi was forced into […]