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Argos workers hit back at bosses with week-long walkout

Argos workers hit back at bosses with week-long walkout

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.

Imperialist rivalry is to blame for MH17 plane deaths

Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 was shot down in eastern Ukraine above territory held by pro-Russian separatists on Thursday of last week.

The real cost of the Commonwealth Games

Millions of pounds have been poured into the Commonwealth Games, opening in Glasgow’s East End this week. But whoever wins, it certainly won’t be ordinary people in the area, write Charlotte Ahmed and Raymie Kiernan

Lessons to learn in Egypt

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


Cameron's cabinet reshuffle is a sign of weakness

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 a club for a declining empire

The Commonwealth is one of the British Empire’s last vestiges—indeed, the games were launched as the British Empire Games in 1930.

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