Ideas, New in Ceasefire - Monday, October 31, 2011 14:00 - 2 Comments
Away from the headlines, the inhabitants of South Korea's Jeju Island, home to more World Natural Heritage sites than any other place on earth, are bravely resisting plans to turn their idyllic home into a US military base, a "forward line" against China. In an exclusive essay, Noam Chomsky and Matthew Hoey raise the alarm about one of our "most critical struggles against a potentially devastating war".
Ideas, New in Ceasefire - Saturday, October 8, 2011 9:00 - 2 CommentsThe Herman/Chomsky propaganda model of the media, as articulated in the seminal "Manufacturing Consent', was published more than two decades ago. In a new essay, Milan Rai examines the subtle but key differences between Noam Chomsky's understanding of the model and his co-author's.
Editor's Desk, Interviews, New in Ceasefire - Tuesday, March 15, 2011 9:00 - 22 CommentsIn an exclusive video interview, world-renowned linguist, philosopher and political analyst Noam Chomsky speaks to Hicham Yezza, editor-in-chief of Ceasefire, about the financial crisis, the cuts, the Middle East, Obama and more.
Blogs, Jody Mcintyre's Life on Wheels, Politics - Thursday, February 17, 2011 15:29 - 1 Comment
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.
CounterSpin, New in Ceasefire - Sunday, October 3, 2010 0:15 - 1 CommentFrom the “Muslim plot against the pope" that never was to “Red Ed” Miliband’s victory, Musab Younis shows, in this week's CounterSpin column, how the media industry systemically enforces conformity within its ranks. Indeed, a journalist’s route to success, Younis argues, is not merely a readiness to obey orders, but the hard-earned discipline not to need them at all.
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.
Columns, Ideas, In Theory - Friday, August 6, 2010 15:53 - 9 CommentsOf the many movements and "isms" that have emerged in the past two centuries, none have had the run of stigma, mischaracterisation and sheer venom thrown at it as has the idea of Anarchism. Some use the term as shorthand for political violence, others for nihilistic rejection of societal coherence. Even those who admire its general principles often find themselves in conflict over how those principles are to manifest themselves in the world of reality. In a brilliant and thorough tour d'horizon, Ceasefire columnist Andrew Robinson looks at the development of the Anarchist response to war and the state. He uncovers some striking affinities as well as the nuances in difference within this widely variant (and much maligned) field of thought and offers a neat encapsulation of the major strands involved
Ceasefire Bites, Features, Politics, Profiles - Monday, December 7, 2009 12:14 - 0 CommentsToday, Noam Chomsky is 81. A few weeks ago, at his London lecture series - widely anticipated to be his last in the UK - he addressed crowds numbering in their thousands. Musab Younis covered his talks for Ceasefire.
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