As Israel’s relentless attacks on Gaza claim hundreds of Palestinian lives, hundreds of thousands of people around the world are rising up in anger. There were protests every day last week.
Some 1,000 workers are on strike at five Argos distribution centres. This weekend was set to be the launch of the chain’s new catalogue. It is one of the busiest times outside Christmas for Argos branches across Britain, with hundreds of new product lines to rush in. But bosses hadn’t reckoned with a seven-day strike by members of the Unite union, which began on Saturday of last week.
Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 was shot down in eastern Ukraine above territory held by pro-Russian separatists on Thursday of last week.
Leading member of the Revolutionary Socialists in Egypt, Sameh Naguib, analyses the scale of the revolution’s retreat and the balance of power with its enemies
The reshuffle shows how Tory party has largely lost connection with reality, and is being driven by ultra-Thatcherite ideologising writes Alex Callinicos
The Commonwealth is one of the British Empire’s last vestiges—indeed, the games were launched as the British Empire Games in 1930.