I received news, a few days ago, of the death of a colleague of mine. He was just short of 60 years old. In addition to the pain felt at the umpteenth loss of a fellow worker, there is also the chilling, terrifying awareness that this fate could befall any of us.
By Andrea Rinaldi, first appeared on commonware.org. The bike wheels spin through the centre of a deserted and silent Bologna: there is a gourmet burger to deliver. Even in the … Read More
This leaflet was distributed in supermarkets and other public locations by a number of militant collectives across Italy. It refers to the fact that Confindustria, the Italian industrial bosses’ association, pressured the government to keep non-essential workplaces open.
There’s a lack of enthusiasm for getting back to normal. A normality of starvation wages, exhausting shifts, little professional recognition and a severe lack of resources.