The history of capitalism in Italy
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- Trade union repression at UPS Italy
- From Jordi Martorell, 30 September 1997. Retaliatory firings
at UPS in Milan.
- The Berlusconi effect: High Price of Italian
- By Pierre Musso, Le Monde diplomatique, April
2002. Two million people took to the streets of Rome last
month to protest against terrorism, against economist Marco
Biagi's assassination and against Sylvio
Berlusconi's government. Behind the protest and beyond
the politics, Italian capitalism is being profoundly
- Strikes cripple Fiat plants as company seeks
gov't restructuring aid
- Agence France Presse, Friday 11 October 2002. Strikes
crippled Fiat plants across Italy in protest of a rescue
plan by the country's largest private sector employer
that includes massive layoffs and plant closures.
- Parmalat dream goes sour
- By Sophie Arie, The Observer (UK), Sunday 4
January 2004. The multinational company, a symbol of Italian
industrial success, has imploded in a fraud scandal rapidly
becoming one of the biggest in history.
- Fiat and Alitalia rocked by strikes
- By Fred Kapner, Financial Times, 11 May
2004. Production at Fiat and Alitalia cancelled flights as
strikers tightened their grip on two of Italy's largest
companies. Labour leaders and political parties also seized
the occasion to increase popular disgruntlement against
Berlusconi ahead of European parliamentary elections in