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New in Ceasefire - Tuesday, April 11, 2017 17:01 - 0 Comments
In his penultimate column on the radical playwright and director Augusto Boal, Andrew Robinson examines Legislative Theatre – a method pioneered during Boal's tenure as a member of the Rio local parliament. Robinson also examines and critiques the radical democratic perspective underpinning this phase of Boal's work.
New in Ceasefire - Friday, April 7, 2017 21:22 - 1 Comment
Film | ‘Get Out’: A bone-chilling, discomfort-inducing, laughter-provoking artistic and political triumphThe surprise box office hit of the year, 'Get Out' is as an artistic and political tour-de-force that is as much informed by the Rachel Dolezal saga as it is by Black Lives Matter. Jennifer Izaakson reviews.
New in Ceasefire - Thursday, April 6, 2017 21:17 - 0 CommentsEvery once in a while, the world as it is represented to us by capitalist realism unfurls, revealing the realities behind the curtain. Pepsi's universally derided Kendall Jenner advert was such a moment, Jamie Ranger writes.
New in Ceasefire - Wednesday, April 5, 2017 21:50 - 0 CommentsTheresa May's Saudi visit this week is a stark reminder of the troubling, and largely hidden, relationship between the UK Government and the UK Arms industry. Joe Lo reports.
New in Ceasefire - Tuesday, April 4, 2017 19:02 - 0 CommentsIn the aftermath of the London attack, an image of a hijab-wearing Muslim woman went viral, and was used to signify Muslim indifference at ‘our’ suffering. In fact, the reaction to the image says more about ‘us’ and our political culture of denial, argues Fahid Qurashi.
New in Ceasefire, Politics - Friday, March 17, 2017 2:29 - 2 CommentsTwo days ago, Tom Stranger was no-platformed at the South Bank Centre in London. If rapists like Stranger truly seek forgiveness, they must accept to give up power and control over the narrative. There is no redemption without loss.
In Theory, New in Ceasefire - Thursday, January 19, 2017 22:36 - 0 CommentsIn the latest essay in his series on Augusto Boal, Andrew Robinson examines the wide range of different techniques formulated or summarised by the Brazilian playwright for revolutionising drama and life.
Ideas, New in Ceasefire - Wednesday, January 18, 2017 10:57 - 1 CommentFrom Game of Thrones to Guantanamo Bay, the purpose of torture is not only to destroy an individual's sense of autonomy and self-worth, but to reconstitute them into whatever image the torturer desires.
Editor's Desk, New in Ceasefire - Tuesday, January 17, 2017 0:00 - 0 Comments
Ideas | “Writing of a sort that wasn’t supposed to exist anymore”: Mark Fisher Remembered (1968 – 2017)Owen Hatherley remembers Mark Fisher, the radical writer, and friend, who has recently passed away.
New in Ceasefire, Politics - Friday, December 16, 2016 17:51 - 1 CommentThis year marks the 50th anniversary of the formation of the Black Panther Party. With social inequality at record levels, white supremacy consolidating its power in the political corridors of Europe and the US, climate change destroying primarily Black and Brown countries, and the continuing de-development of the global south, the Black Panther’s iconic legacy continues to inspire, teach and resonate with millions across the world.
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