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New in Ceasefire - Tuesday, September 13, 2016 15:33 - 0 Comments
Over the past 18 months, the Saudi-led military campaign in Yemen has led to over 10,000 deaths and the destruction of billions of pounds’ worth of vital infrastructure, including schools, hospitals and homes. How can the UK government claim it cares about the suffering of Yemenis when it continues to supply the weapons inflicting the damage? Asks Andrew Smith.
New in Ceasefire - Monday, September 12, 2016 19:21 - 0 CommentsThe Brexit debate has shown us that the progressive struggle against class and race-based oppression must start with fighting the rhetoric - and reality - of immigration controls, writes Luke de Noronha.
New in Ceasefire - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 11:57 - 0 CommentsIn the fourth essay of his series on Augusto Boal, Andrew Robinson examines the process through which Theatre of the Oppressed came into being and explores the key features of Boal's technical approach.
New in Ceasefire - Thursday, August 25, 2016 19:12 - 3 Comments
Comment | Growing international recognition of Western Sahara offers new hope for Africa’s Last ColonyThe death in May of Saharawi president Mohamed Abdelaziz has brought back into focus the question of Western Sahara's future. In light of the failures of the UN peace process, the internationalisation of solidarity with the Saharawi people is the only way to bring about lasting peace and freedom to Africa's last colony, writes Khalil Asmar.
New in Ceasefire - Wednesday, August 3, 2016 15:17 - 0 Comments
Special Report | “Solidarity is being criminalised”: Anger as Greek police raids refugee housing squats and campsLast week saw police raids on refugee housing squats and camps across Greece, which resulted in the demolition of a long-term refuge space and a hundred refugees and accomplices arrested and hauled off before the courts. One of them, Can Simit, reports from Thessaloniki.
Books, New in Ceasefire - Monday, July 11, 2016 17:57 - 2 CommentsHow 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.
Editor's Desk, New in Ceasefire - Thursday, June 23, 2016 18:30 - 1 CommentWhether 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.
In Theory, New in Ceasefire - Wednesday, June 22, 2016 14:35 - 1 CommentIn 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.
Ideas, New in Ceasefire - Wednesday, June 22, 2016 12:38 - 6 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, Politics - 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.
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