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Issues 401 - 450 (April 2003 - April 2004)
SchNEWS 450, 23rd April, 2004
IT'S A BIG 'UN! May Day comes around again, with nation-wide
action expected despite May Day being "banned" by the
corporate media. SchNEWS also looks at the relationship between
big business and the EU. Also fleecing Iraq, more on May Day, and
all the usual.
SchNEWS 449, 16th April, 2004
WUD'JA FALLUJA IT? As bombs fly into Falluja, few accurate
reports are coming out on the corporate media - SchNEWS investigates
and offers alternatives. Also squat updates, Coca-Cola update, NHS
telly hell, and more...
448, 2nd April, 2004
GACK ATTACK SchNEWS looks at the evils of the food industry
and food advertising, as well as some alternatives to unsustainable
fast- and junk-food industries. Also poll boycott in Indonesia,
anti-GM victory, protest camp updates and more...
447, 26th March, 2004
CROAKER COLA We discover that not only is Coke's fancy bottled
water is just filtered tap water but that it's got cancer causing
chemicals in it too! If that weren't enough, they'er killing trade
unionists in Columbia and stealing villiagers water in India too...
Also South African repression, protest camp update and more...
446, 19th March, 2004
TOTAL PAZ TAKE Bombings in Madrid from a perspective not
seen in the corporate media - mass murder siezed upon to remove
civil liberties and continue the so called "war on terror".
Also Coca Killer, Catakiller, animal killers, "I'm no killer"
445, 12th March, 2004
MAIZE OF LIES Neo Labour gives the go-ahead for the UK's
first GM crop - ScNEWS returns (again) to the story of how GM ain't
all it's cracked up to be. Also Aldermaston march, SHAC, first Indymedia
Regional Meeting, SchNEWS Tour, and more...
444, 5th March, 2004
MINER SURGERY SchNEWS looks back at the struggle between
striking miners and Thatcher's government. Also US involvement in
Haiti, camp updates, Bayer update, anti-terrorism case thrown out,
443, 27th February, 2004
PENTA-GONER A Pentagon think-tank recently issued a report
describing climate change as an urgent "national security threat"
- whilst Bush and his cronies continue to try and deny it all. Also
racist cops cause trouble for Sydney aboriginals, Fortress Road
Social Centre still under threat of eviction, fairtrade and more...
442, 20th February, 2004
SHOP 'TIL THEY DROP Chinese cockle pickers died because they
are at the bottom of the food production chain. We look at how the
big supermarkets exploit imigrant workers and then everyone else.
Also Bayer's anti protest injunction, Thessaloniki arestees charged
dropped and more...
441, 13th February, 2004
SPELLBOUND Ecological direct action camps, the 'Harry Potter
ruling', St. Davids Wood, Sherwood Forest, and more... Also: alternative
community centre in Colliers Wood, Birmingham Northern Relief Road,
direct action and shoddy journalism in Dublin, clampdown in Argentina,
440, 6th February, 2004
DUSTING DOWNER More on Depleted Uranium weapons in Iraq and
the movement against their usage and in aid of their victims. Also:
forced evictions in Chiapas, Mexico, Sydney Opera House "redecoration"
case, WHISC worldwide (the School of the Americas), camp updates,
439, 30th January, 2004
PRIMATE CHANGE Cambridge University finally abandons controversial
plans for a primate vivisection lab. Also: Chelmsford travellers
evicted, Costain tree-felling, Trident sub trials, Old Kent Road
Asda, and more...
438, 23rd January, 2004
BOMBAY MIX The fourth World Social Forum, held in Mumbai,
India, examines the real impact of Globalisation, and also offers
an international alliance to battle the multinationals.
Also: crap jobs, FSB harassment of Russian activists, Monsanto rapeseed
case rapes farmer's living, seed swap, free Vanunu campaign and
437, 16th January, 2004
FLAW AND DISORDER The proposed Civil Contingencies Bill,
Neo-Labour wet dream come true, would further erode civil rights
in Britain. Also: travellers fighting eviction in Coventry, Nine
Ladies anti-quarry camp in the Peak District, finger-printing Americans
in Brazil, and more...
436, 9th January, 2004
UP THE INJUNCTION Bayer wins an injunction severely limiting
the rights of anti-GM protesters. SchNEWS takes a look at Bayer's
legal history. Also: "strategy of tension" steps up in
Italy?, IDF sniper arrested for murder of ISM volunteer, and all
435, 19th December, 2003
FUEL BE SORRY Bigger airports, failed Climate Change summit,
no plans for tax on flying, stinking carbon sinks and more all add
up to a bright future sun cream sales in Scotland. Shame about the
120,000 deaths a year. Also US repression of Iraqi trade unions,
tidal electricity and festive cheer...
434, 12th December, 2003
RIGHTS SAID FRED A run down of the human rights abuses metted
out by and supported by President Bliar and Emperor Bush while Bliar
spouts off about "Freedom not tyranny. Democracy not dictatorship".
Also info on writing to prisoners, the media ignoring terrorist
suspects releases and more...
433, 5th December, 2003
FUEL'S GOLD With Western oil supplies shrinking and reserves
declining, the petrochemical junkies must look elsewhere for their
fix - and they've got qutie a few strategies for doing just that.
Also - Sambhavna Clinic in Bhopal, positive SchNEWS from Costa Rica,
anti-awards for mining companies, and more...
432, 28th November, 2003
MIAMI VICE FTAA demonstrators enjoy George Bush's "freedom
to protest" amidst a carnival atmosphere of tear gas, rubber
bullets, water cannons and worse, and the war is brought home as
journalists are embedded in police units. Also - Thessaloniki hunger
strikers released, animal vivisection in Cambridge, ESF reports,
431, 14th November, 2003
CARD SHARKS Blunkett announces the introduction of ID cards
by the back door despite them being massively unpopular and technologically
unfeasible. Thessaloniki Hunger Strikers In Critical Condition.
Bush bashing plans, Urgent, Bar End protest camp update, European
underground art and more.
430, 7th November, 2003
POSTIE MORTEM Executives pushing to "modernise"
Royal Mail by introducing postal workers to "flexible working"
are beaten by wildcat strikes this week, showing that despite the
betrayal of the union bosses, workers are still prepared to fight
back. Also - Cheney's oil habits, Jabiluka uranium mine, demonstrators
vs. the judicial system, and more...
429, 31st October, 2003
SIAM OLD STORY George W Bush takes a break from Disneyland
to visit Thailand and the Philippines, neo-liberal "paradises".
The locals welcome him with less than open arms. Also - mining in
West Papua, fighting eviction in St Agnes Place, and all the usual
428, 24th October, 2003
YOBSMACKED! In Greater Leys and the Hulme estate in Manchester
residents are beginning to take community policing into their own
hands after the official methods prove useless. Anti-mugging patrols
are set up and eviction notices delivered to local gangs... Also
- the Anti-Social Behaviour Bill, plans to 'welcome' Bush to the
UK, and more...
427, 17th October, 2003
IN LOZADA TROUBLE Tens of thousands flood the streets, set
up burning barricades and hurl dynamite at a murderous military
as Bolivia teeters on the brink of full-blown revolution. Also -
Jarvis shenanigans, GM trials and protests, the Irish Bin Tax and
426, 10th October, 2003
MUSICAL SHARES The music industry complains about falling
sales, blaming it on the punters. Their links with the arms industry
should keep their profits up though... Also Heathrow protest, Chechnya's
rigged elections and more!
425, 3rd October, 2003
GM CONTAMI-NATION The results of the GM debate come through
load and clear - "We don't want it!". Details of GM companies
and anti-gm activists responses. Also - Friends of the Earth's Exposed
Awards, repression in Spain, Israeli refuseniks and prisoners in
424, 27th September, 2003
CORPORATE PUNISHMENT Jarvis get a very poor report card for
work on privatised schools but are still laughing all the way to
the bank. Plus the water crisis in South Africa and more...
423, 19th September, 2003
FLUSHED DOWN THE CAN-CUN Talks at fifth ministerial WTO talks
collapse as thousands pull down the fences outside. Plus SchINTERVIEWS
in Cancun, fighting the Irati mega-dam, targetting Bayer Cropscience
422, 12th September, 2003
ARMLESS FUN Despite massive police operation DSEi arms fair
attracts a grand string of actions, dinghies block warships etc.
Plus Iraqi civilians interrupt US press conference, ID card update
421, 5th September, 2003
MoD'S 'N' WRECKERS DSEi arms fair looms, a cool £1m
is being spent to keep us out. Isn't it us who should be afraid?
Plus R.I.P. Israfil Shiri, HMP Woodhell and more...
420, 29th August, 2003
AGRI-VULTURES With WTO's ministerial meeting in Cancun,
Mexico less than 2 weeks away, we take a closer look at the world's
fat cats' measures to sustain environment-destroying, corporate
agriculture. Also, Carbon reduction, Refugee action, DSEi arms fair
looms and more...
419, 22nd August, 2003
SHELTER SKELTER Yarl's Wood trial comes to an end with Group
4 coming out as being a laughing stock. Also, America's centralised
blackout, Burma update and a new primate research centre in Cambridge.
418, 15th August, 2003
THIRST FOR PROFIT The WTO's "privatise everything"
plan rumbles forward towards Cancun and a water supply near you...
Also, oil pipeline protests in Thailand and anti-social behaviour
order to be served on animal rights protester
417, 8th August, 2003
MAI EYE! Corporate and governmental fat cats line up for
another farcical round of trade talks that are apparently supposed
to level the trading field. Plus the Israeli "security wall"
and an activist web site host jailed (eek!)
416, 25th July, 2003
I'M AN AMERICAN, GET ME OUT OF HERE! US troops queue
to get out of Iraq while US corporations queue to get in... Plus
Chechenya, Organic school dinners, Coca-killer and more...
415, 18th July, 2003
VISION CHIPS Real Freak Horrorshow Big Brother has landed.
Plus, Sherwood Forest, Simon Shaw, Lockheed Martin and more...
414, 11th July, 2003
GAM SHOW Massacre in Aceh, (Indonesia again pummels state
wanting independence with British arms). Plus, Victory for Arundel,
rest of country not so lucky...
413, 4th July, 2003
POVERTY EXPRESS Multinational biotech companies, with full
backing from Bush and his cronies, try to save the world by shoving
GM leftovers down the throats of the worlds poor.
411/412, 20th June, 2003
TERROR FRIED BRAINS How to win votes and influence people,
otherwise known as manufacturing consent... Plus, Twyford Down,
SHAC, WTO and more.
410, 13th June, 2003
MENWITH BALLS The US spy base at Menwith Hill gets some overdure
attention. Plus Martin Shaw update; Group4 have recruitment problems;
408/409, 6th June, 2003
G8 MY HAMSTER Another G8 summit; more meaningless declarations
from 'our' 'great' 'leaders', more kids on the streets fighting
for a better world and more police repression.
407, 30th May, 2003
Get Yer Rocks Off! America "liberate" Iraq but keep
their hands firmly on the Congo and their resources. Blunkett's
trying to push through yet more "justice bill" laws and
so much more!
406, 23rd May, 2003
Bob the Bilderberg As delegates and anti-capitalism's finest
collectively pack for the G8 conference in Evian, the Bilderberg
group have had their annual meeting and gone home... Plus Unbelievable
Uranium use by US, MST vs. Monsanto, Nice Nettles and more...
405, 16th May, 2003
Terror-ISM Israel wages a silent war on Palestine, taking out
the International Solidarity Movement and asking incoming witnesses
to sign away their lives... Plus GM madness, Nano-nonsense, fluoro-fright
and asylum outrage...
404, 9th May, 2003
SHAKY FOUNDATIONS Blair he goes again, PFI-vatising the country's
health, education and transport infrastructure... Plus US fallout
in Iraq, Palestinian support clampdown, Italian Justice (DIY...)
402/3, 2nd May, 2003
BOMBS 'R' US Mayday takes on Lockheed Martin, 24 hour weapons
of mass destruction delivery service... Plus BP, GM nonsense and
401, 25th April, 2003
LIBERATE THIS! America pretends Iraqis are happy to see them
but can't find any weapons of mass destruction. Meanwhile back home
166 people are arrested in Scotland for finding nuclear weapons
April 2002 - April 2003
'As the Forces of Darkness gather for a new attack on Iraq, they're
shaken by an unexpected explosion of resistance. US airbases are
invaded; military convoys are blockaded; schoolkids stage mass walkouts
from Manchester to Melbourne; roads are occupied, embassies besieged,
and cities all over the world are brought to a standstill by the
biggest mass demonstrations ever seen. Read about the efforts to
sabotage the war machine that the corporate media ignored: not just
the mass demos, but Tornado-trashing in Scotland, riots across the
Middle East, and train blockades in Europe. Featuring SchNEWS 351-401,
this book also covers many of the past year's other stories from
the rebel frontlines, including GM crop-trashing, international
activists in Palestine, and the 10th anniversary of Castlemorton.
All that plus loads of new articles, photos, cartoons, subverts,
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April 2001 - April 2002
The temperature goes up a few notches as the earth's climate has its
hottest year on record - and the corporate carve-up lifts its tempo
in the paranoia and madness of September 11th. Behind the haze Argentina
goes into meltdown. Israel reoccupies Palestine causing a second
Intifada. Hundreds of thousands come out on the street in Genoa,
Quebec, Gothenburg, Barcelona, Brussels against globalised institutions.
Even larger numbers fight for their land and livelihood against
neo-liberalism in South Africa, India, South America and the rest
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March 2000 - April 2001
The Zapatistas march into Mexico City, thousands disrupt the World
Bank meeting in Prague, Churchill gets an anarchist make-over: from
Bognor to Bogota, Dudley to Delhi, and Kilburn to Melbourne, resistance
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February 1999 - March 2000
Genetically modified crops get trashed, animal rights, freemasons,
June 18th '99 international day of action against capitalism, Exodus
Collective, Cuba, the November 30th '99 Battle for Seattle, climate
change, parties and festivals, indigenous peoples' resistance to
multinational corporations, the privatisation of everything in sight,
crap arrests of the week, prisoner support and much more
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January 1998 - January 1999
Read all about it! Genetic crop sites get a good kicking; streets
reclaimed all over the world; docks occupied in protest of death
at work; protestors rude about multinational corporations' plans
for world domination...
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December 1996 - January 1998
"The McLibel trial ends, Manchester Airport second
runway protest camp goes mad, eviction at Fairmile, the GANDALF
Trial, anti-nuclear demos in Germany, the massive Reclaim The Streets
that took back Trafalgar Square... New Labour breaking each and
every promise they ever made.
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December 1995 - November 1996
Direct Action takes over England... M41 motorway gets occupied
in huge Reclaim The Streets party... The Third Battle Of Newbury...
plus the national SchLIVE Tour, the Liverpool Dockers go 'direct
action', resistance to Jobseekers Allowance, Exodus Collective,
Trident Ploughshares women go free after smashing Hawk Jet, Selar
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November 1994 - November 1995
Where It All Began...
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featuring the first of many Crap Arrest Of The Weeks, the Criminal
Justice Act 'Arrestometer', and a running commentary of resistance
as the sections of the Criminal Justice Act come in attacking Travellers,
Squatters, Hunt Sabs, Ravers, Protesters, Footie Fans and freedom
in general. In the news was... Shoreham Live Animal Export protests,
the end of the No-M11 Link Rd campaign, Pollok Free State anti-M77
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