How Beppe Grillo stole the left’s clothes
Lorenzo Fe argues that Italy's Five Star Movement owes a big debt to the left – but won votes by rejecting it

Italian elections: choosing our ground
As Italy prepares for elections, Elena Iannuzzi of the Leoncavallo social centre writes on how the movement has related to electoral politics

The Italian anomaly goes technical
Lorenzo Fe writes that opposition to the financial dictatorship will come from the streets of Italy, not from the Italian government

Arab streetwise: the counter-culture of the revolutions
The uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt have been sustained by an active countercultural scene, discovers Lorenzo Fe