Books, New in Ceasefire - Monday, May 14, 2012 0:00 - 0 Comments
The role of activist researchers from wealthy nations in social movements in the Global South is a question rarely explored in academia. Adam Elliott-Cooper reviews an important new volume of scholarly accounts from across the Globe, edited by Sara Motta and Alf Nilsen.
Ideas, New in Ceasefire - Wednesday, November 9, 2011 7:48 - 0 CommentsAs ‘A Call Against Arms,’ the final film in the 'Activate' series airs this week, Al Jazeera's Asim Haneef explains why activism has never been more relevant than it is today.
In Theory, New in Ceasefire - Friday, October 28, 2011 12:40 - 0 CommentsIn the sixth and final instalment of his series on the French thinker, political theorist Andrew Robinson explores, and critiques, Barthes' views on activism.
Beautiful Transgressions, New in Ceasefire, Politics - Tuesday, May 17, 2011 0:00 - 12 CommentsWhose problem is it when a mother finds herself unable to take part in political resistance because she can't find childcare provision? In her new column, Sara Motta argues that a strong, inclusive movement cannot be built and sustained if we allow obstacles to female participation to be systematically ignored or trivialised.
Ceasefire Bites, New in Ceasefire, Politics - Tuesday, November 16, 2010 0:00 - 1 CommentCeasefire correspondent Malte Ringer, who was present at the Millbank protest last week, reports on the event and its aftermath. In particular, he debunks media reports describing the protest as ‘terrifying violence and bloodshed’ by a ‘baying mob’.
Modern Times, New in Ceasefire, Profiles - Tuesday, November 2, 2010 0:00 - 0 CommentsIn this week's Modern Times column, Corin Faife recounts his eye-opening meeting with Michael Albert, one of the world's greatest thinkers and activists, and how it got him wondering about the future, and our need to win the battle to shape it.
New in Ceasefire, The Ceasefire Sessions - Wednesday, October 27, 2010 12:00 - 1 CommentCeasefire is very pleased to be hosting the legendary Michael Albert’s 2-day visit to Nottingham. Albert is a writer, activist, author of ‘parecon: life after capitalism’ and co-founder of ZNET, one of the world's greatest alternative media organisations.
In Theory, New in Ceasefire - Friday, October 8, 2010 6:05 - 10 CommentsOne of the major influences on contemporary activism has been European Autonomism, whose mark was present in the 2008 uprising in Greece, the Ungdomshuset revolt in Denmark, as well as the wave of summit protests around the world. Political theorist Andrew Robinson traces its origins and development, and explains why it could be the future of activism.
Diary of a Domestic Extremist, Ideas, New in Ceasefire - Wednesday, October 6, 2010 2:00 - 49 CommentsWhat does it really mean to be an "activist"? Are activists deluding themselves about being agents of radical change? In an impassioned polemic, Mikhail Goldman argues that today's activist movements, far from being the creative, truly revolutionary wave they purport to be, risk becoming, themselves, agents of bigotry, sexism, and elitism.
Ideas, Interviews - Thursday, September 23, 2010 9:41 - 12 CommentsIn an exclusive major interview, Noam Chomsky, considered by many to be the world's greatest public intellectual, responds to questions posed by Ceasefire Editor Hicham Yezza on the Middle East, global warming, the financial crisis, the future of the left, Iran, and on why all states are unacceptable.
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