Comment | “Only newsworthy when behind a gun, not in front of it”: On media coverage of #ChapelHillShootingWestern media reactions to the murder of three Muslim-Americans earlier this week have, once again, reflected and highlighted deep-rooted and systemic issues in mainstream representations of Muslims in the West, argues Ali M Latifi.
Politics | First we take Athens, then we take Berlin? Syriza’s victory and the twilight of NeoliberalismLast week's Greek electoral earthquake has left in its wake a wave of hope that an alternative to neoliberalist orthodoxy is possible. Laurence Cox and Alf Gunvald Nilsen examine the prospects of further breakthroughs elsewhere in Europe.
'The Commonality of Strangers', a new exhibition launching today at the New Art Exchange, is a reminder that belonging is a set of alliances and allegiances and not something that can be defined in terms of ancestral claims, skin colour, and packaged territorial boundaries, argues Roger Bromley.
In his latest column on Alain Badiou, Andrew Robinson explores how the French theorist believes an Event should be unfolded or followed in revolutionary politics. Robinson covers three key Badiousian concepts: the Truth, the revolutionary subject, and the ethical principle of fidelity to an Event.
- Comment | “Only newsworthy when behind a gun, not in front of it”: On media coverage of #ChapelHillShooting
- Politics | First we take Athens, then we take Berlin? Syriza’s victory and the twilight of Neoliberalism
- Reflections | Displacement and Belonging: ‘Like Travelling the World by Being in One Place’
- An A to Z of Theory | Alain Badiou: Truth, Subjectivity, and Fidelity
- Ideas | What To Do In A Revolutionary Wave
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Editor's Desk, New in Ceasefire - Jul 17, 2014 19:14 - 3 Comments
The marked contrast between the BBC’s reporting of the deaths of Palestinian and Israeli children this past month has been an eloquent symbol of its wider failings.
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Ideas, New in Ceasefire - Dec 19, 2014 12:23 - 3 Comments
Robert Kazandjian traces the sources of the hostile treatment of Armenians in the Israeli press, placing it within the wider historical and political context of the region.
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New in Ceasefire, Politics - Dec 16, 2014 11:17 - 1 Comment
Politics | A Fine Bromance, the Corporates and The Hindu Right: On Narendra Modi’s First Six Months in Power
Amrit Wilson examines Narendra Modi’s record in power in the six months since the BJP’s electoral victory in May.
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New in Ceasefire, Special Reports - Nov 10, 2014 17:25 - 2 Comments
Sam Walton reports on how the UK government is avoiding the full cost of going to war by getting military charities to take care of soldiers after their return.
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Diary of a Domestic Extremist, New in Ceasefire - Jan 8, 2015 20:05 - Comment
Continuing his examination of the decline of radical activism, Mikhail Goldman explores the theory that we are all very anxious. Precarious employment, continuous surveillance and the threat of sanctions under modern capitalism paralyse us and make us more alone than ever. We need to recognise and fight these obstacles to solidarity.
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Arts & Culture, New in Ceasefire - Oct 12, 2014 18:58 - Comment
Arts & Culture | Incorrigible Idealist vs. Impenetrable Darkness: The suspect politics of ‘The Honourable Woman’
Heralded as a critical and popular success, the BBC TV series ‘The Honourable Woman’ has been particularly praised for its authentic and sensitive portrayal of the moral complexities of life in the occupied Palestinian territories. However, such recognition is largely misplaced, warns Tony McKenna.