Friday, February 3, 2023

Italians strike against Georgia Meloni’s government

Italian unions have called for a general strike this Friday and Saturday, the first against the far-right government of Georgia Meloni and which extends to the main cities of the peninsula.

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Grassroots unions (USB, for its abbreviation in Italian) called for a general strike on Friday with demonstrations in all cities, while Rome called for a national demonstration on Saturday with a procession that would end at 2 p.m. Starts at :00 local (UTC). From Piazza della Repubblica.

According to the call, “The government should have put its hand on the front on reducing wages, minimum wages, minimum pension, greater fiscal progressivism, strengthening the social safety net and stabilizing the prices of essential commodities, instead, they have done exactly that.” did the opposite.”

They decry the reason for the general strike these days is that “intervention on pensions has been negligible, while the more affluent classes have been supported through concessional taxation, offering the first prototypes of the same type of future tax”. Is”.

In the same sense, he mentions that “he has hit basic income while continuing the war against the poor already being waged by previous governments. He has reduced tax relief on household bills, only those of companies”. Bills is fully confirmed.”

In another part of the statement and call, the unions denounced that the budget sent by Meloni to Parliament “seems to be in complete continuity with the previous government of (Mario) Draghi, which seems to have been decided under the supervision of ministers”. The previous government and the EU Commissioner”.

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