Italian autonomist feminism emerged in the late 1960s and 1970s, in large part as a response to the failures of 1968 and the New Left. In critical dialogue with Operaismo, thinkers of the movement worked to problematize a Marxist orthodoxy that had neglected the role played by gendered labor in the reproduction of capitalism. By classifying domestic work as reproductive labor — itself the site of the constitution of gender, made invisible by way of the wage relation — and launching initiatives such as Wages for Housework, the Italian feminists such as Silvia Federici and Mariarosa Dalla Costa along with their international cohorts became best known for redefining materialism through a feminist lens, transforming the dynamic of workerism as a practice, and emphasizing political autonomy over aims of equality. Italian feminists interrogated difference rather than championing common ground between the sexes, setting them apart from many feminist initiatives elsewhere.
Continue reading Personal Modification is not Revolution – By Lea Melandri
Italy. A salute” to the gruesome ceremony of Jan 20 in Washington and a… little “appeal” to the class movement by Nucleo Comunista Internazionalista.
Continue reading Nucleo Comunista Internazionalista on Washington’s inauguration-incorporation: Our Salute to the democratic snakes
The following are the words with which two comrades wanted to remember Maria Ludovica Maschietto, known as Marilù (February 14, 1932 – December 29, 2020).
Continue reading In Memory of Anarchist Comrade Marilù Maschietto
The following text appeared in 2019 as the “Preface” to an anthology of the Invisible Committee’s major works published in Italy.
Continue reading The Invisible Committee: Beautiful Like an Impure Insurrection
Saronno. Lombardy. Italy. On December 19, there was an unexpected and noisy demonstration that crossed the streets of downtown Saronno.
Continue reading Adespota Collective: Unexpected and noisy demonstration in Saronno, Lombardy [Italy]
Nucleo Comunista Internazionalista (Italy) with a statement on the “Trump-Biden battle”. Also a little note about the “silence” on the matter by black organizations and militias. They have send us a machine translation.
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Italy. A statement by anarchists of Trento and Rovereto on the ongoing repression. It was the first article on 325 after an unprecedented server crash.
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A pamphlet by Biblioteca Anarchica Disordine on the militarization of the COVID-19 state measures in Italy.
Continue reading Health, yes sir! (La salute, signorsì!)