Ideas, New in Ceasefire - Jun 23, 2017 20:26 - Comment

    Comment | This is an immense victory for Palestine, for British democracy and for the rule of law

    Yesterday, the Palestine Solidarity Campaign won a historic court case against the UK Government’s attempts to prevent local councils from taking part in ethical boycotts. This is an immense victory, writes PSC director Ben Jamal, one that shows that BDS is here to stay until we see human rights and justice for the Palestinian people.

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    New in Ceasefire, Politics - Jun 23, 2017 21:37 - Comment

    Politics | ‘Beyond disgusting’: Grenfell Tower residents evicted from hotel accommodation with hours’ notice

    Today Grenfell residents staying together in a Kensington hotel were told they were going to be split up and scattered across London at a moment’s notice. This is a disgrace, writes Pilgrim Tucker of the Radical Housing Network.

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    New in Ceasefire, Photo Essays - Jun 16, 2017 21:26 - Comment

    Photo Essay | After Grenfell Tower: On the decades-long war on social housing

    Following the tragic events at Grenfell Tower, photographer Pierre Papet visited the area to examine the risks affecting similar buildings in the borough. In this photo essay, he argues the tragedy must be viewed within the larger context of a decades-long assault on social housing in the capital.

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    In Theory, New in Ceasefire - Apr 11, 2017 17:01 - Comment

    An A to Z of Theory | Augusto Boal: Legislative Theatre and Politics

    In his penultimate column on the radical playwright and director Augusto Boal, Andrew Robinson examines Legislative Theatre – a method pioneered during Boal’s tenure as a member of the Rio local parliament. Robinson also examines and critiques the radical democratic perspective underpinning this phase of Boal’s work.

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    Arts & Culture, Film & TV, New in Ceasefire - Jun 28, 2017 11:01 - Comment

    Film & TV | Zeus in Gaza: On the cognitive dissonance of watching Wonder Woman

    For many of us, the progressive pretensions of the new Wonder Woman, starring Gal Gadot, will strike a bitterly dissonant note in light of Gadot’s own problematic positions on Palestine, writes Ali M Latifi.

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