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The free weekly direct action newsheet published in Brighton since 1994 - Copyleft - Information for Action
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POOR'S PAY REIGNED IN

There were muted celebrations from cleaners at Buckingham Palace last week as they won a pay rise from £6.45 to the princely sum of £7.50 per hour – still short of the London Living Wage of £8.30 they had been campaigning for.

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I AM SPARKTACUS

The radical electricians block ‘the Sparks’ continued their campaign against sweeping pay-cuts across the industry with a march on Wednesday 26th.

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MORE THAN JUST A MOVEMENT: RESISTANCE TO THE COUP IN HONDURAS
One year after the military coup in Honduras which ousted the leader and installed a neo-liberal cabal, grassroots groups across the country are aligning to create a popular movement

Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets all over Honduras (and in cities around the world) on Monday 28th June, the first anniversary of the military coup. Not that they were commemorating the coup of course, but to celebrate the first birthday of the National Popular Resistance Front. The FNRP is a remarkable coalition of brave people from all the traditionally oppressed sectors of society: the Committee of Families of the Disappeared; a myriad of feminist organisations; indigenous groups; the Afro-descendant garífuna people; youth movements; the gay community; human rights activists and trades unions. The FNRP is an alliance of hundreds of grassroots organisations which, despite the risk to the lives of all involved, have refused to give in and accept the illegal takeover of their country by a ruthless and self-serving elite.

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TAHRIR SQUARED

Violent clashes continue between Egyptian police and protesters in the latest round of resistance unfolding on the streets of Cairo. Tahrir Square, which since February has become a synonym for mass civil uprising, has again become the focal point for Egypt's ongoing revolution.

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ONE STRIKE AND YOU'RE OUT?

Wednesday's N30 strikes saw 2 million public sector workers striking and hundreds of thousands marching in Britain's streets all over the country, marking the biggest strike in a generation.

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REMEMBER ALEXIS GRIGOROPOULOS
3 years after the 15 year-old's murder by police, Greece still burns

Greece roundup- Protests mark the 3rd anniversary of Alexis Grigoropoulos's death, yet another austerity package, 400 steel workers strike over unfair treatment.

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BOLLOCKS TO BORAT
kazakhstan kicks off

Since December 16th, major clashes have erupted between the state and the oil workers of Zhanaozen, Kazakhstan.

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GIMME A SLICE OF THE ACTION

As IWW pickets take it away in search of a bigger pizza the pie.

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POUNDLAND AND FREEDOM
campaigners score victory against workfare

High street retailers pull out of Tory forced labour programme

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ANARCHY & EMERGENCY
Greek Hospital seized and run by workers in response to crisis.

As plans to privatise the NHS pass through the House of Commons here in the UK, SchNEWS takes a look at a radical approach to the healthcare system in the smal town of Kilikis, Greece- where hospital staff have taken matters into their own hands.

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General Strike in Portugal Escalates into Violence

7 people injured asPortugal brought to halt in general strike against austerity measures.

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Indignados For Victory

Hundred of thousands joined general strike to protest against the harshest austerity budget in Europe.

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Occupy The Farm

A new strategy inspired by South American peasant movements has emerged in San Francisco. 'Occupy The Farm' intends to break the corporations' control over the food industry and replace it by community-managed food production.

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QUEBEC'S AGAINST THE WALL

New laws brought in to crush Quebec's Maple Spring.

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Miner Threat

Spanish miners riot and roadblock against government cuts

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Fired Hydrant

Who'd have thought? Homophobia in the Hydrant bar, formerly the site of many a SchNEWS gig

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Taking the Pizarro
Gold mining conflict claims lives in Peru.

Indigenous communities in Peru face violent repression for protests against oil and mine devastation.

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Not a Happy Campus
1000 up-for-it protesters descend on Sussex University to mobilise against privatisation.

In solidarity with 235 Sussex University workers whose jobs are threatened with privatisation, protesters from around the country converge on Sussex University's campus (alread site of an ongoing occupation), invade management HQ and make a bonfire out of corporate files.

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Minor Ding Dong as Witch Dies

Thatcher-haters party into the night.

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THAT'S ANOTHER FINE MESS.

Schnews gets the real dirt on the refuse situation as Brighton's Cityclean workers take to the streets once again, despite pressure from the Council.

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Know Your Rights!
Anti-Raids Network disrupt racist UKBA activities in London

As raids and immigration controls proliferate, individuals are coming together to resist in solidarity. SchNEWS spoke to a member of the Anti-Raids network. 

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CONSTRUCTION WORKER DEATHS

Deaths on high profile construction sites in London highlight the need to stand up for the right to safer working conditions.

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SKOOL'S OUT

Brighton students demo in favour of teachers' strike attracts police attention.

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Bad June Rising
Climate Games, Anarcho-festivals and the resurgence of UK Uncut - looks like June's going to be a busy one.

We started writing about three interesting but unrelated things happening in June. Here is an amalgamated version, which is worth a read.

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PICKETS AND CHIPS ON THE SEAFRONT

An update on Brighton Hospitality workers and their work around employability rights, unionisation and campaign success.

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