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Mogadishu we're here!
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6th February 2009 | Issue 665 - SHEIK, BATTLE & RULE - In Somalia the UN/Western-backed ‘Transitional Federal Government’ has fled its base in Baidoa when the Islamist militias of Al Shabab took over took over the town, with MPs fleeing alongside withdrawing Ethiopian troops. The UN rubber-stamped government that never was is no more.


Giant oil tanker the Sirius Star is hijacked by Somalian pirates
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5th December 2008 | Issue 658 - SOMALI-ARGH - From Penzance to Puntland as SchNEWS takes to the high seas of Somali piracy.

Trashzilla - the monster from the trash vortex
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22nd Feb 2008 | Issue 621 - THE BEST AID PLANS - Bush has finished his tour of Africa - where 'aid' was on offer to those countries ready to tow the line. But even still - most of the aid money is in the form of contracts to US corporations for infrastructure programmes and hardly a penny will get to the people on the ground.



6th October 2006 | Issue 563 - I DID IT MY ZIMBABWE - Strikes, Striking and Strikers in Mugabe’s Zimbabwe - Workers’ resistance in Zimbabwe has been on the rise recently, with street demos, trade union action and new forms of resistance such as the ‘Uhuru Street Soccer Battles’. The ruling elite is attempting to silence opposition with the usual combination of police brutality and state propaganda.

Do u no mob foens cors war in congo?

30th May 2003 | Issue 407 - GET YER ROCKS OFF! - “In Iraq, there was a government holding valuable resources the U.S. could not control. So the U.S. took action. In the Congo, the U.S. controls the government and the resources, so it doesn’t really matter that millions of Congolese are dying.” - Prof. Didier Gondola, author of “The History of Congo” (Greenwood Press 2002).

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30th August 2002 | Issue 370 - And Finally... - While 12 million people starve to death in Africa, McDonald’s has just dreamed up a stunningly sensitive new product--the McAfrica burger. With no apparent sense of irony, these burgers are currenly on sale at McShit branches in one of the most expensive and comfortable countries in the West, Norway.

Shell bowser

10th Nov, 2000 | Issue 282 - SHELL SUIT - “ I repeat that we all stand before history. My colleagues and I are not the only ones on trial. Shell’s day will surely come for there is no doubt in my mind that the ecological war that the Company has waged in the Delta will be called to question and the crimes of that war be duly punished.” - Ken Saro-Wiwa at his trial.


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Jolly Roger Press
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Jolly Roger Press -
SchNEWS's take on an anarchist publishing house catalogue produced for the Anarchist Bookfair, Issue 608 - October 2007 (Download PDF - 970kb)

Blair Mugshot
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Blair Charge Sheet
- as Blair leaves, we look at his record - Issue 594, June 2007 (Click Here)

Rave Casualty Support Group
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Barrio Social Centre - What's On Guide - SchNEWS looks at a typical British social centre. Issue 573 - Jan 2007. (Download PDF - 220kb)

Upper Crust - from the spoof festival guide
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Spoof Festival Guide
- close to the bone parody of UK festival scene produced for Big Green Gathering, Issue 553 - August 2006. (Download PDF - 2.2meg)

Winston get a mohawk - Mayday 2000
SchNEWS Worst Britain
- produced for the Peace De Resistance book in 2003 (Click Here)

Are You Really Green? - questionnaire produced for the Big Green Gathering 2007 (not yet available)