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    New in Ceasefire - Feb 21, 2021 15:52 - 1 Comment

    Comment | Dear Sadiq Khan, the last thing British schools need is more police

    This week, London mayor Sadiq Khan became the latest politician to endorse greater police presence in British schools. This is a deeply misguided position, writes Roxy Legane.

    New in Ceasefire - Feb 18, 2021 21:06 - 1 Comment

    Comment | Defending free speech on UK campuses means defending the right to organise

    The Government’s latest effort to regulate free speech in UK universities is a threat not just to academic freedom but to political organising and dissent on campus, and must be challenged on those terms, writes Azfar Shafi.

    New in Ceasefire - Feb 17, 2021 13:59 - Comment

    Analysis | The latest Prevent Review is a political charade, we must boycott it

    The UK government’s latest review of its Prevent strategy is not only a political facade but a trojan horse to expand the programme. We must be united in our call for disengagement from it, and to demand nothing less than Prevent’s abolishment, argues Na’eem Ibn Farooq.

    New in Ceasefire - Jan 28, 2021 14:11 - Comment

    Comment | A decade after the Arab Spring, Western hypocrisy over arms sales is more brazen than ever

    This week marks a decade since the 25 January revolution in Egypt. Much has changed since, but one exception is the US and UK governments’ habit of praising democracy and human rights while selling arms to the autocrats flouting them, writes Andrew Smith.

    Editor's Desk, New in Ceasefire - Jan 10, 2021 15:06 - Comment

    Comment | Why you should leave WhatsApp, and how

    As WhatsApp prepares to share even more of our personal data across the Facebook network, now is a good time to take stock of our online privacy options.

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    Ideas, New in Ceasefire - Jan 21, 2021 16:00 - Comment

    Ideas | An End to Myth: For a New American Language

    As the 2020 US elections have shown, national mythology remains at the heart of American identity and a bulwark of the status quo. For meaningful change, we need a new American language, writes Benjamin Parisi.

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    New in Ceasefire, Politics - Jan 8, 2021 12:37 - Comment

    Politics | “We will never concede”: The Capitol Hill riot did not come out of nowhere

    The normalisation of right-wing populism made the historic breach into Capitol Hill possible. It should worry us that this brand of politics is growing in Britain too, writes Hamza Ali Shah.

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    Special Report | As another election looms in Myanmar, its democratic transition remains a facade

    This Sunday, almost 40 million people in Myanmar will have their chance to vote in their country’s second multi-party election in decades. Yet this democratic opening remains nothing more than a façade, Steve Shaw reports.

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    Columns, In Theory, New in Ceasefire - Jun 13, 2020 0:00 - 1 Comment

    In Theory | Anti-Lockdown Theory: Stop Securitisation!

    Global lockdown is finally giving way to a period of economic crash and social unrest. Yet the state response to the outpouring of justified anger at police atrocities is remarkably similar to its response to the coronavirus pandemic. In the second of his series on lockdown theories, Andy McLaverty-Robinson looks at securitisation, notably the long history of shifting framings of healthcare and the creeping securitisation of social problems.

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    Arts & Culture, Books, New in Ceasefire - Jun 26, 2020 11:31 - 4 Comments

    Books | Review | ‘Chav Solidarity’ by D. Hunter

    “A guide and a balm, a meditation on the politics of survival and an appeal to extend our arms towards each other”. Chav Solidarity, by D. Hunter, is a book that must be read, writes Ayesha Manazir Siddiqi.

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