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To the Left with Refoundation
(A Sinistra con Rifondazione
) is a faction within the Communist Refoundation Party
The Communist Refoundation Party is a communist Italian political party. Its current secretary is Paolo Ferrero....
, a communist
Communism is a social, political and economic ideology that aims at the establishment of a classless, moneyless, revolutionary and stateless socialist society structured upon common ownership of the means of production...
political party in Italy
. Its leader is Austo Rocchi and represents the right-wing of the party.
The faction was formed on 31 January 2009 by those members of Refoundation for the Left
Refoundation for the Left is a faction within the Communist Refoundation Party, a political party in Italy. Most of its members launched the Movement for the Left in late January 2009...
who decided not to leave the party, after that the majority of that group had left the party in order to form a new political party on the left, the Movement for the Left
Movement for the Left was a socialist and communist political party in Italy, emerged by a split from the Communist Refoundation Party...
(MpS). These included, among many others, Giusto Catania
Giusto Catania is an Italian politician and former Member of the European Parliament for North-West with the Partito della Rifondazione Comunista , part of the European Left and sat on the European Parliament's Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs.He was a substitute for the...
, Milziade Caprili, Tommaso Sodano, Rosa Rinaldi and Marilde Provera.
Soon after Rocchi and his group took back the "Refoundation for the Left" title.