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Vodaphone - power to US
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4th November 2010 | Issue 746 - THE VODAFONE-Y WAR - In the past week as many as 21 Vodafone stores have been hit with direct action. The phone giant have become a widespread target for the national anti-cuts campaign following their multi-billion government-sanctioned tax-dodging shenanigans.


iSweat - the sweatshop in China where they make ipods.
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March 30th 2007 | Issue 582 - SILI-CON JOB - Is there such a thing as a ‘fair trade’ computer or iPod? You'll probably find that yours was put together in dire sweatshop conditions somewhere in southern China...

Mr PC and Mr Mac
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ipod factory in China
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As climate chaos looms and action is needed, who you gonna call?
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9th February 2007 | Issue 575 - THE TIDE IS NIGH - As climate chaos looms and action is needed, who you gonna call?

Welcome to Vodafone Country....
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22nd September 2006 | Issue 561 - Dial M For Malignant - R mobils th nxt 2bacco? - People living near mobile phone masts “are effectively involuntary subjects in a mass experiment” - Dr Gerald Hyland, a board member of the International Institute of Biophysics.

The Curse Of The Radioactive Boy
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Linux - wipes Windows in seconds
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15nd September 2006 | Issue 560 - GATES-CRASHER - Bill Gates and Microsoft have climbed to the top of the computer industry though sheer ruthless corporate behaviour. Still, why not ditch that pirate copy of Windows and move to a free alternative based on the notion that information should be free - GNU Linux...

Govt to spend big money on database for NHS - instead of employing more nurses...

21st Jan 2005 | Issue 481 - IT GO HOME - Rather than recruit more nurses and pay them a decent wage, or build a few more hospitals, the government in its infinite wisdom has decided to spend anywhere between £18-£31 billion over the next ten years on a new computer system for the Health Service.

As the FBI raid Indymedia
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15th October 2004 | Issue 469 - INDY - STRUCTABLE! - Last week internet servers in the UK hosting 21 Indymedia (IMC) sites were seized by the FBI, following a request by Swiss and Italian authorities. Indymedia have been unable to get any more information as to what the exact reasons are, but this is a continuation of attacks on independent media by the US Government.

RFiD chips

18th July 2003 | Issue 415 - VISION CHIPS - RFIDs are tiny chips which can be embedded into almost anything. When a reading device is placed within five metres of them, they transmit their unique number to the device. Shops will use them instead of barcodes, conveniently allowing you to just push your trolley through the checkout - but there are other applications for the technology...

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).

Genetic screening goes mad

30th June 2000 | Issue 264 - GENE GENIE - On Monday scientists announced to media hysteria that they had cracked the entire ‘genome sequence’ for human beings- and no, we didn’t know what it meant either. Basically a 3-billion-character long ‘Book of Life’, the genome sequence is our entire DNA blueprint; it contains every scrap of genetic information that goes into our make-up. The colour of our eyes, the gingerness of our hair- it’s all in there.


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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)