Ideas, New in Ceasefire - Jan 18, 2017 10:57 - 1 Comment

    Ideas | “You are not You anymore”: On the Torture of Theon Greyjoy

    Theon Greyjoy - Ceasefire

    From Game of Thrones to Guantanamo Bay, the purpose of torture is not only to destroy an individual’s sense of autonomy and self-worth, but to reconstitute them into whatever image the torturer desires.

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    New in Ceasefire, Politics - Mar 17, 2017 2:29 - 2 Comments

    Comment | When is a rapist no longer a rapist? On the cost-free repentance of Tom Stranger


    Two days ago, Tom Stranger was no-platformed at the South Bank Centre in London. If rapists like Stranger truly seek forgiveness, they must accept to give up power and control over the narrative. There is no redemption without loss.

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    New in Ceasefire, Special Reports - Oct 7, 2016 14:21 - 1 Comment

    Special Report | “The world has a responsibility to get this blockade on Gaza lifted”: Women’s Boat to Gaza illegally detained by Israel


    Two days ago, thirteen women – including a Nobel Peace Prize winner – on a peaceful mission to break the illegal blockade on Gaza were abducted in international waters and detained in an Israeli prison. Vyara Gylsen reports.

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    In Theory, New in Ceasefire - Jan 19, 2017 22:36 - Comment

    An A to Z of Theory | Augusto Boal: Games and Techniques

    Performance by So Many Words, a UK arts organisation working with young people with learning disabilities using some of Boal's techniques (Image: So Many Words).

    In the latest essay in his series on Augusto Boal, Andrew Robinson examines the wide range of different techniques formulated or summarised by the Brazilian playwright for revolutionising drama and life.

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    Books, New in Ceasefire - Jul 11, 2016 17:57 - 3 Comments

    Books | Review | Corbyn: The Strange Rebirth of Radical Politics

    Labour leadership candidate Jeremy Corbyn speaks outside the Tyne Theatre and Opera House, Newcastle, during his campaign.

    How 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.

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