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Encyclopedia > Party of Italian Communists
Party of Italian Communists
Partito dei Comunisti Italiani
Italian National Party
Leader Oliviero Diliberto
Coalition The Union
Political ideology Eurocommunism
Official Newspaper La Rinascita della sinistra
Website www.comunisti-italiani.it
See also Politics of Italy

Political parties in Italy
Elections in Italy Image File history File links Logo of the Party of Italian Communists. ... Romano Prodi is the leader of LUnione. ... Eurocommunism was an attempt in the 1970s by various European communist parties to widen their appeal by embracing public sector middle-class workers, new social movements such as feminism and gay liberation, rejecting support of the Soviet Union, and expressing more clearly their fidelity to democratic institutions. ... Italy has been a democratic republic since June 2, 1946, when the monarchy was abolished by popular referendum (see birth of the Italian Republic). ... Political parties in Italy are organized into two dominant political coalitions. ... Elections in Italy gives information on election and election results in Italy. ...

The Party of Italian Communists (Italian: Partito dei Comunisti Italiani, also translated into English as 'Italian Communists' Party') is a political party in Italy. It was founded in 1998 as a split from the Communist Refoundation Party (PRC) by Armando Cossutta, the original leader of the PRC. The current party leader is Oliviero Diliberto. A political party is a political organization that subscribes to a certain ideology and seeks to attain political power within a government. ... 1998(MCMXCVIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... The Communist Refoundation Party (Italian: Partito della Rifondazione Comunista) is an Italian reformed communist party. ... Armando Cossutta Armando Cossutta (Milan, 2 September 1926) is a Italian communist politician. ...


The main reason for the split was the unwillingness of a part of the Communist Refoundation Party to participate in the operation that toppled the government of Romano Prodi. Fausto Bertinotti had kept the party in alliance with the Olive tree coalition for two years, but was leaving because of disagreement over social policy. Leaving would have left the government without a majority in the lower house of the parliament. The issue was hotly debated in the party, and in the end a few votes, coming from the trotskyist faction, finally decided. Reportedly, the leader of the trotskyist faction said he had "dreamed all life about making a government fall". Romano Prodi (born in Reggio Emilia on August 9, 1939) is an Italian politician and a former President of the European Commission. ... Fausto Bertinotti Fausto Bertinotti (born on 22 March 1940 in Sesto San Giovanni, Milan) is an Italian politician and leader of the Partito della Rifondazione Comunista. ... Trotskyism is the theory of Marxism as advocated by Leon Trotsky. ...


Members of the Party of Italian Communists in the European Parliament still sit in the European United Left - Nordic Green Left group with their erstwhile PRC comrades. The European Parliament is the parliamentary body of the European Union (EU), directly elected by EU citizens once every five years. ... The European United Left–Nordic Green Left is a socialist and communist political grouping within the European Parliament. ...



Flag of Italy Political parties of Italy
House of Freedoms

Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... Political parties in Italy are organized into two dominant political coalitions. ... Casa delle Libertà, or House of Freedoms in English, is an Italian right of center party alliance led by national media tycoon Silvio Berlusconi. ... Image File history File links Logo_House_Of_Freedoms. ...

Forza Italia - National Alliance - Democrats' Centre Union - Northern League
Socialist Party New PSI - Italian Republican Party
The Union

Forza Italia is an Italian political party. ... National Alliance (Alleanza Nazionale, AN) was created in 1994 by Gianfranco Fini, the former Youth Front leader of the Movimento Sociale Italiano (MSI) that was formed in 1946 by supporters of the executed dictator Il Duce Benito Mussolini, Italys former fascist leader. ... Marco Follini is a former leader of UDC The Democrats Centre Union or Union of Christian and Centre Democrats (Italian: Unione Democratici di Centro or Unione dei Democratici Cristiani e Democratici di Centro) is a political party in Italy formed by a merger of the former Centro Cristiano Democratico and... The Northern League (Italian: Lega Nord) is an Italian political party that advocates autonomy for a part of Northern Italy they call Padania (see the article for usage of the name). ... The Partito Socialista – Nuovo PSI is a small Italian party which professes a socialist ideology and claims to be the successor to the old Italian Socialist Party, which was disbanded after an impressive series of corruption scandals of the early 1990s (see Mani Pulite). ... This article is part of or related to the Liberalism series Categories: Politics stubs | Liberal related stubs | Liberal parties | Italian political parties ... Romano Prodi is the leader of LUnione. ... Image File history File links Logo_unione. ...

Left-Wing Democrats - Daisy-Democracy is Freedom - Communist Refoundation Party
Party of Italian Communists - Italian Democratic Socialists - Italian Radicals
Federation of the Greens - Italy of Values - European Republican Movement
Italian Democratic Socialist Party - Popular-UDEUR
Alternativa Sociale

The Left-Wing Democrats (Italian: Democratici di Sinistra) are the main Italian left-wing political party, part of the Ulivo electoral coalition. ... Daisy-Democracy is Freedom (full name in Italian: Democrazia è Libertà – La Margherita: Democracy is Freedom – The Daisy) is a political party in Italy. ... The Communist Refoundation Party (Italian: Partito della Rifondazione Comunista) is an Italian reformed communist party. ... The Italian Democratic Socialists (Italian: Socialisti Democratici Italiani), or SDI, is a small social democratic party of moderate-left policies, heir of the old Italian Socialist Party and led by Enrico Boselli. ... Italian Radicals (Radicali Italiani) is an Italian political group that describes itself as a liberal, liberist and libertarian political movement; it was founded on 14 July 2001, and ever since 2001 the secretary of the group has been Daniele Capezzone. ... The Federation of the Greens (Federazione dei Verdi, or just Verdi) is the Italian Green Party. ... Italy of Values (Italian: Italia dei Valori, also known as Lista Di Pietro) is a liberal party and anti-corruption political movement in Italy, headed by former magistrate and Mani Pulite campaigner Antonio Di Pietro. ... The European Republican Movement (Italian: Movimento Repubblicani Europei) of Italy is a small center left liberal party, part of the Olive Tree coalition and the ALDE group in the European Parliament. ... The Italian Democratic Socialists (Italian: Socialisti Democratici Italiani), or SDI, is a small social democratic party of moderate-left policies, heir of the old Italian Socialist Party and led by Enrico Boselli. ... The Popular-UDEUR (Italian: Popolari-UDEUR) is a small centrist political party in Italy, led by Clemente Mastella. ... There is open debate on rather facism is rightwing or not. ... Image File history File links Alternativa_Sociale. ...

Azione Sociale - Fiamma Tricolore - Forza Nuova - Fronte Sociale Nazionale
Regional Sardinian Action Party - Sardinia Nation - South Tyrolese People's Party
Union for South Tyrol - Valdotanian Union
Others Federation of Italian Liberals - Pensioner's Party
Historical Christian Democracy - Italian Communist Party - Italian Socialist Party
Italian Social Movement - Democratic Party of the Left - Italian Liberal Party
Democratic Alliance

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Italian Communist Party - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1087 words)
The Partito Comunista Italiano (PCI) or Italian Communist Party emerged as Partito Comunista d'Italia or Communist Party of Italy from a secession by the Leninist comunisti puri tendency from the Italian Socialist Party (PSI) during that body's congress on 21 January 1921 at Livorno.
In 1926 the party was outlawed by the Fascist government of Benito Mussolini.
In 1998 the PDS, with several smaller parties, the Laburisti (liberal socialists), the Cristiano Sociali (christian socialists), the Comunisti Unitari (right-wing split of the PRC), the Sinistra Repubblicana (left republicans) and the Riformatori per l'Europa (social democratic trade unionists), co-founded the "Democratici di Sinistra" (DS) or Democrats of the Left party.
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