New in Ceasefire, Special Reports - Tuesday, May 27, 2014 10:51 - 29 Comments
While most of the national coverage of Thursday's elections has been about the surge of UKIP, one of the most remarkable upsets has gone unnoticed: the re-election of Britain’s first elected Asian Mayor, Lutfur Rahman, in the face of a virulent campaign by the political and media establishment. Ashok Kumar reports.
New in Ceasefire, Special Reports - Tuesday, February 12, 2013 20:42 - 2 CommentsAs Fashion Week hits New York, Ashok Kumar and Chetan Ahimsa uncover the history of exploitation in clothing factories, and the contemporary movements resisting the dangers involved in modern production.
New in Ceasefire, Special Reports - Tuesday, July 17, 2012 0:00 - 25 CommentsMultinational apparel company Adidas has turned itself into a global branding juggernaut whilst simultaneously avoiding any public scrutiny over the working conditions of its factory workers. Ashok Kumar explores the development of the global anti-sweatshop movement and shows how two decades of activism have culminated in a new multi-nation campaign against the company.
New in Ceasefire, Special Reports - Sunday, May 27, 2012 23:54 - 3 CommentsCeasefire's Ashok Kumar reports from Chicago on the city's anti-NATO protests, which took place last weekend.
New in Ceasefire, Olympics Watch, Special Reports - Thursday, April 12, 2012 12:00 - 75 CommentsHosting the Olympics is often presented to us as an ideologically neutral opportunity to boost tourism and sports. In a thought-provoking piece Ceasefire Magazine's Ashok Kumar outlines a clear and consistent, yet barely noticed, pattern of the Games being used to fundamentally restructure the host City to the purposeful exclusion of its working class and ethnic minority residents.
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