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SchNEWS-SQUALL Yearbook 2001

Yearbook 2001

Adventures From The Direct Action Frontline

Published by SQUALL and SchNEWS
June 2001
280 pages, B5 
ISBN 09529748-3-5


"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 has become as global as the institutions of capitalism. It's all here. Featuring SchNEWS 251-300, the best of SQUALL, plus articles from people at the frontline of struggles worldwide, and creating sustainable solutions to the corporate carve-up of the planet. All wrapped up with loadsa photos, cartoons, satirical graphics, subverts, and a comprehensive contacts database."


To read the SchNEWS issues 251-300 reproduced in this book click here


SQUALL CONTENT

All articles were previously published in print or online by SQUALL

SILENT BUT DEADLY
A huge US-based corporation has the full backing of the UK government for its plans to turn Plymouth into a nuclear waste dump - Feature - 26 April 2001

BIG BROTHER GETS BIGGER
Intelligence Services and Police seek greater telephone and internet surveillance powers - Underground Update - 08 Dec 2000

SOW FAR SOW GOOD
Permaculture in practice at Brickhurst Farm, Kent - Feature - Summer 1998

ANTI-WB/IMF PROTESTS - WASHINGTON DC 15-04-2000 16-04-2000 17-04-2000
Havin’ it in the thick of the anti-capitalist action on the streets of Washington DC during protests against the World Bank/IMF Summit - Frontline Communique - April 2000

POISONING THE GUERILLA GARDEN
Mis-reporting of the London Mayday Reclaim The Streets at Parliament Square - The State It’s In editorial - June 2000

MARIJUANA SPROUTS IN PARLIAMENT SQUARE
Green on the green - Underground Update - 24 July 2000

SMOKE SIGNALS
Cannabis march and festival - The State It’s In editorial - April 2000

BLOWING THE LID ON THE BILDERBERGERS
Peeking behind the curtain on the Old World Order - Frontline Communique - June 2000

SATURATED ROADSTOPPERS UNDEFLATED BY SHOW-STOPPER
First ever Irish Reclaim The Streets action is held in Dublin - Underground Update - 15 June 2000

METAPHYSICAL GRAFFITI
Banksy, the prodigious art activist from Bristol has been causing a right ol' stir with his brazen approach to conscious graffiti - Feature - July 2000

SEVERN REVELS FESTIVAL
Festival gets the OTT policing treatment - Frontline Communique - August 2000

TOKER TROUBLE
Police, sniffer dogs and toupes at Smokey Bears Picnic in Portmouth, the longest-running annual protest against the prohibition of cannabis  - Underground Update - 13 August 2000

DEATH BY TRUNCHEON
Commemoration and demonstration at Home Office for Roger Sylvester, killed in police custody - Underground Update - 17 August 2000

PRAGUE S26 - IN THE CITY OF 100 FIRES
Direct from frontline Prague, Si Mitchell sent back this breathless report - Frontline Communique - 27 Sept 2000

AIN’T NO STOPPIN’ THEM NOW
Interview with a Ya Basta activist - Feature - Spring 2001

PAIN & PUNISHMENT FOR PRAGUE PROTESTORS
Reports of police brutality against those arrested during S26 demonstration in Prague against World Bank/IMF - Underground Update - 02 Oct 2000

MARRED OPINIONS
BBC’s Chief Political Editor Andrew Marr is far from impartial - Feature - August 2000

KNOW FC KNOW COMMENT
Spoof paper 'Financial Crimes' circulates in Britain as protesters descend on Prague for World Bank/IMF Summit - Underground Update - 28 Sept 2000

SANCTIONING IRAQ
Squall interviews the former assistant secretary general of the United Nations who resigned in protest over the effects of western sanctions on Iraq - Feature - 2000

PETROL PARIAHS
The real petrol crisis - The State It’s In editorial - Nov 2000

RAMALLAH. PALESTINIAN WEST BANK
Live and direct from the Middle East hotspot - Frontline Communique - 13 Nov 2000

CORPORATE COPS
A remarkable out-of-court police settlement with widespread implications for the relationship between big business and the police - Feature - July 2000

THE CORPORATION RULES UK
UK Government helps a transnational corporation do the dirty on Derbyshire company- Feature - Early 2001

GAP GETS SHAGGED IN SHEFFIELD
Use of sweatshop labour by clothes brand 'Gap' highlighted in protest - Underground Update - 04 Feb 2001

CIA SICK CHILE CONCOCTION
Declassified documents show CIA involvement in Chile, and the 1973 coup by General Pinochet - Underground Update - 28 Nov 2000

BBC SELECTIVELY CUTS LOACH’S SELECT CUTS
BBC edits out the juicy stuff - Underground Update - 01 Jan 2001

ACTIVIST GETS VISIT FROM SPECIAL BRANCH
The story of anti-nuclear and internet-rights campaigner Stella Purvis in Cumbria being spooked and targeted by Special Branch - Frontline Communique - Feb 2001

K-CHING! K-CHING! That's The Sound Of The Police!
The privatisation of public security and policing begins as private security firms sign contracts - Underground Update - Feb 2001

DIGGING IN CHIAPAS
Easton Cowboys football team from Bristol have an away fixture in the jungles of Chiapas against the Zapatistas - Frontline Communique - March 2001

LEGALISE IT!
Cannabis legalisation demo at Downing St - Underground Update - 31 March 2001

VODKA AD NOT IN SOCIALIST SPIRIT
Photographer reclaims famous Che Guevara image from the capitalist marketeers - Underground Update - 28 Sept 2000

STARK STARING BONKERS
Devon organic farmer Tim Malyon sends this dispatch from the heart of an exasperated British countryside in the middle of the Mad Cow fiasco - Frontline Communique - April 2001