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New in Ceasefire - Monday, July 11, 2016 17:57 - 1 Comment
How was a committed socialist on the fringes of Westminster politics able to win one of the strongest leadership mandates in British political history? Tom Mills reviews Richard Seymour's new book, 'Corbyn: the strange rebirth of radical politics' and finds an astute analysis of the socio-political conditions which have given rise to Corbynism, its future prospects and the substantial obstacles it will inevitably face.
New in Ceasefire - Thursday, June 23, 2016 18:30 - 0 CommentsWhether it's DiCaprio being cast to play your cultural icon, or an American mass shooter being foisted upon you, it's not easy being an Afghan; especially when others define your Afghan identity for you, writes Ali Latifi.
New in Ceasefire - Wednesday, June 22, 2016 14:35 - 0 CommentsIn the third essay of his series on Brazilian revolutionary dramatist Augusto Boal, Andrew Robinson explores Boal's analyses of classical and bourgeois theatre, as well as his criticisms of modern mass media such as television.
New in Ceasefire - Wednesday, June 22, 2016 12:38 - 4 CommentsIs there a distinctly British Muslim case with regards to Thursday's referendum on Britain's membership of the EU? Dilly Hussain examines the arguments.
New in Ceasefire - Wednesday, June 15, 2016 18:02 - 1 CommentThis month marks the 40 year anniversary of the Great Grunwick strike, a pivotal episode in the history of the British Labour movement. Amrit Wilson argues we need a broader reading of the strike as a key moment in race, class and gender relations in the UK.
New in Ceasefire - Friday, June 10, 2016 13:41 - 0 CommentsThe recent history of doping in professional cycling suggests the problem is widespread and systemic in other sports too, undermining our ability to believe in sporting success stories, from Michael Phelps to Leicester City. We must learn the lessons before it is too late, argues Sam Walton.
New in Ceasefire, Politics - Thursday, June 2, 2016 0:11 - 0 Comments
Comment | The Government’s Extremism Bill will do little to prevent extremism and much to undermine democracy and civil libertiesThe recently introduced Extremism Bill is further confirmation of the UK government's dangerously myopic approach to the subject, argues Katy Sian.
Arts & Culture, Film & TV, New in Ceasefire - Tuesday, May 31, 2016 22:51 - 0 CommentsMuhammad Idrees Ahmad reviews The Journey from Syria, Matthew Cassel's new documentary tracing the remarkable journey of a Syrian refugee from his home in Damascus across half of Europe, and finds "a human story about ordinary lives disrupted by extraordinary circumstances."
Ideas, New in Ceasefire - Friday, May 20, 2016 8:58 - 1 CommentA report released this week reveals the deep ties between pro-Israel organisations operating in Brussels and US-based right-wing donors, Republican supporters of Islamophobic causes and proponents of Israel’s settlement project. The report's authors argue we need much greater transparency in political lobbying at the EU.
New in Ceasefire, Politics - Friday, April 22, 2016 17:39 - 0 CommentsLast week, eight human rights protesters won a historical legal victory against DSEI, the world's biggest arms fair. This is a remarkable milestone on the way to banning such shameful events, argues Andrew Smith.
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