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    New in Ceasefire - Oct 27, 2021 18:26 - Comment

    Analysis | Profits before People: Britain’s unjust housing system preys on asylum seekers

    The logic of asylum housing is simply an extension of the housing system in the UK more broadly. They are both underpinned by profiteering, deregulation, and racism, write Bogumila Hall and Ola Hall.

    New in Ceasefire - Oct 13, 2021 19:31 - Comment

    Interview | The Bigotry of Man: “Darwin’s views on race were far from radical”

    It is 150 years since the publication of Darwin’s The Descent of Man. Kezia Picard sat down with Samuel Grove, author of Retrieving Darwin’s Revolutionary Idea, to talk about the radical and reactionary implications of Darwin’s theory.

    New in Ceasefire - Sep 16, 2021 19:08 - Comment

    Analysis | The Girl in the Mirror: On Media Representations and Aesthetics of Shamima Begum

    Shamima Begum has become the repository of Britain’s self-mythology around the ‘dangers’ of having so many of ‘them’ amongst ‘us’, writes Fatima Rajina.

    New in Ceasefire - Aug 15, 2021 18:56 - Comment

    Passing for Normal | Elevation

    Over several months during lockdown, Dave Prescott became increasingly aware of an urge to see over the hedge of his back garden and across to the hills beyond. Naturally, he began to investigate the concept of an elevated chair.

    Editor's Desk, New in Ceasefire - Jul 18, 2021 10:23 - Comment

    Comment | America the Unredeemed: James Baldwin’s radical vision

    James Baldwin’s critique of American life remains one of the preeminent interventions of the Civil Rights movement. In the wake of the Trump era and the rise of BLM, Baldwin’s radical vision is more relevant than ever, writes Zwan Mahmod.

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    Ideas, New in Ceasefire - Jul 19, 2021 10:27 - Comment

    Ideas | Diversity of Tactics is Not a Compromise – it’s Praxis!

    The dichotomy between violence and non-violence is not a moral or logical one, but rather is rooted in differences of power that can be challenged and transformed through diversity of tactics, argues Nora Ziegler.

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    New in Ceasefire, Politics - Aug 12, 2021 19:11 - Comment

    Comment | Forcing the bend: On the police killing of Anthony Alvarez

    When Anthony Alvarez was fatally shot five times in the back by a Chicago police officer earlier this year, Mike Friedberg joined the local protests demanding justice and accountability. What ensued is a story of cruelty and impunity which is as disturbing as it is familiar in today’s America, he writes.

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    New in Ceasefire, Special Reports - Jan 26, 2021 13:19 - Comment

    Special Report | As countries around the world push for nuclear disarmament, the UK and its allies resist

    More than 75 years after the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, a landmark agreement prohibiting nuclear weapons has come into force this week. However, the five original nuclear powers, including the UK, stand in opposition. Steve Shaw reports.

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    Columns, New in Ceasefire, Reflections - May 5, 2021 15:46 - Comment

    Reflections | Body, Language, Resistance: the Unfinished Song of Bobby Sands

    Today marks the 40th anniversary of the death of Bobby Sands after 66 days on hunger strike in a British prison. Roger Bromley explores the ways in which Sands’s writings, and those of his fellow prisoners, became a principal resource for the building of Irish identity and solidarity.

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

    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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