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Greece and the EU financial crisis

Stathis KouvelakisStathis Kouvelakis discusses the financial crisis in Greece and the probability of defaulting on its EU debt.

  • Written by Stathis Kouvelakis
  • Category: Video

Wincanton drivers strike

Wincanton workersUnionNews reports on the start of seven days of strike action by more than 120 fuel haulage drivers in a campaign of industrial action to try to prevent cuts worth around 20% of their income.

  • Written by Union News
  • Category: Video

Iran: Former IAEA inspector questions the 'evidence'

In this interview with the Real News Network former International Atomic Energy Inspector (IAEA) Robert Kelly argues that the same pattern of questionable evidence used to justify war on Iraq is now appearing with Iran and he insists that the IAEA should allow peer review of its data.

  • Written by TRNN
  • Category: Video

Video: 'Guerrilla assault on Iran well underway'

The military showdown in the Persian Gulf seems even more inevitable, with the UK foreign secretary not ruling out military action against Iran. Applying even more pressure to the country, Europe may ban Iranian oil imports by the end of the month. Chris Bambery of the International Socialist Group interviewed on Russia Today.

  • Written by Russia Today
  • Category: Video

Video: PCS walkouts against HMRC privatisation

More than 20,000 tax officers are holding lightning walkouts against plans to bring in private companies to do their work. Video by Union News.

PCS members who work in call centres and enquiry offices across the UK stage a series of short strikes and are planning more for 31 January -- the deadline for self-assessment returns and a key date in HMRC's diary.

The Coalition government has appointed two private companies, Sitel and Teleperformance, have been to run call handling trials at HMRC tax credit contact centres in Lillyhall in Cumbria and Bathgate in Scotland.

  • Written by Union News
  • Category: Video

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