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Including 'Peak Oil', and the petroleum and car industry, as well as the geo-politics of the global energy industries. See also War On Terror, Iraq, Bush


Shell actions at Rossport continue
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9th July 2010 | Issue 730 - THE HOLE TRUTH - There is still plenty of ire left in Ireland as campaigners ready themselves for another summer of action against Shell and their plans to despoil the coast of County Mayo with a new gas pipeline (see SchNEWS 719). The project is already a decade late and three times over budget; pretty impressive for a small community fighting one of the biggest multinationals in the world.


BP oil spill in gulf of Mexico
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28th May 2010 | Issue 724 - BP OIL SPILL IN GULF OF MEXICO - for more click here

BP - a slick operation
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28th May 2010 | Issue 724 - BP OIL SPILL IN GULF OF MEXICO - a slick operation. For more click here

BP - Beyond Being Beyond Petroleum
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2nd April 2010 | Issue 716 - SAND STORMS - BP have decided they are beyond pretending they're beyond petroleum as they get stuck into the extra-dirty extraction of tar sands for oil in Canada.

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.

There will be blood - and climate change
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29th August 2008 | Issue 644 - PEAK SPOIL - When it comes to fears of peak oil, the problem might not be that we’re going to run out of fossil fuels - but that we might not...

SchHUMMER - the world's first zero emissions SUV
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2nd June 2006 | Issue 546 - The SchHUMMER - the world's first zero-emissions SUV...
Oil Peakalypse Now
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27th May 2005 | Issue 499 - OIL PEAKALYPSE NOW - Peak Oil is the greatest story never told. Even though Peak Oil is the central fact driving the wars and economic crises of our time, it is seldom mentioned in the mainstream corporate news.

As Bush gets to know his counterpart in oil-rich Uzbekistan
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20th May 2005 | Issue 498 - LET THEM EAT LEAD -’d think the White House would be condemning the dictatorial Uzbek government, who this week have been busy murdering hundreds of their own people. A spokesman simply murmured that the regime should “exercise caution and restraint”, nothing more

Bush considers Uzbekistan

18th March 2005 | Issue 489- LOLLY ROGERED- Iraq was invaded to grab control of Iraqi oil and extend Washington’s influence throughout the region. An unsustainable capitalist system is bringing war and misery to millions as it attempts to keep profits up while the oil runs out. It is not democracy that is on the march in the Middle East – it is US military power.

Essential Oils

10th Jan 2003| Issue 387 - OIL DRUMS OF WAR

Axis Of Oil
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15th Nov 2002 | Issue 381 - AXIS OF OIL


Baku-Ceyhan Pipeline

25th October 2002 | Issue 379- PUTIN THE BOOT IN - In the geo-political battles to get control of oil in Azerbaijan, the US is funding the planned Baku-Ceyhan oil pipeline to deliver this resource to a West-friendly Mediterranean port in Turkey...


8th March 2002 | Issue 345 - OIL-DERADO

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.

These weather conditons are proudly sponsored by the oil industry
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3rd Nov 2000 | Issue 281- These weather conditons are proudly sponsored by the oil industry

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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)