Editor's Desk, New in Ceasefire - Sep 13, 2016 15:33 - 1 Comment

    Politics | The UK Government must end its shameful complicity in the destruction of Yemen

    August 2016: An injured child admitted by MSF north of Yemen. (Credit: Hussain Albukhaiti/ABC Australia)

    Over the past 18 months, the Saudi-led military campaign in Yemen has led to over 10,000 deaths and the destruction of billions of pounds’ worth of vital infrastructure, including schools, hospitals and homes. How can the UK government claim it cares about the suffering of Yemenis when it continues to supply the weapons inflicting the damage? Asks Andrew Smith.

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    Ideas, New in Ceasefire - Sep 12, 2016 19:21 - 1 Comment

    Analysis | Borders are a weapon of racism and austerity, not a solution to either


    The Brexit debate has shown us that the progressive struggle against class and race-based oppression must start with fighting the rhetoric – and reality – of immigration controls, writes Luke de Noronha.

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    New in Ceasefire, Politics - Aug 25, 2016 19:12 - 3 Comments

    Comment | Growing international recognition of Western Sahara offers new hope for Africa’s Last Colony

    (Source: PBS)

    The death in May of Saharawi president Mohamed Abdelaziz has brought back into focus the question of Western Sahara’s future. In light of the failures of the UN peace process, the internationalisation of solidarity with the Saharawi people is the only way to bring about lasting peace and freedom to Africa’s last colony, writes Khalil Asmar.

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    New in Ceasefire, Special Reports - Aug 3, 2016 15:17 - Comment

    Special Report | “Solidarity is being criminalised”: Anger as Greek police raids refugee housing squats and camps

    Orfanotrofeio, squatted and active since 2009, being demolished.

    Last week saw police raids on refugee housing squats and camps across Greece, which resulted in the demolition of a long-term refuge space and a hundred refugees and accomplices arrested and hauled off before the courts. One of them, Can Simit, reports from Thessaloniki.

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    In Theory, New in Ceasefire - Aug 30, 2016 11:57 - Comment

    An A to Z of Theory | Augusto Boal: Brecht and Beyond – The Boal Method

    A mural homage to Boal and Brecht, Porto, Portugal. (Source: Flickr)

    In the fourth essay of his series on Augusto Boal, Andrew Robinson examines the process through which Theatre of the Oppressed came into being and explores the key features of Boal’s technical approach.

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    Books, New in Ceasefire - Jul 11, 2016 17:57 - 2 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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