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    New in Ceasefire - May 29, 2020 10:47 - Comment

    Comment | Why it’s your civic duty not to download the UK’s contact tracing app

    Matt Hancock and Boris Johnson are trying to persuade us that it’s our civic duty to take part in their Covid-19 ‘test and track’ programme. But their approach – based on secrecy, exceptionalism and deception – means our civic duty may well be to resist the programme actively, argues Paul Bernal.

    New in Ceasefire - May 26, 2020 10:17 - Comment

    Ideas | Against Crisis Mentality

    The Covid19 pandemic has exposed many of the social and economic contradictions underlying our normality. Adopting a short-termist crisis mentality in our response cannot be the answer, writes Nora Ziegler.

    New in Ceasefire - May 20, 2020 16:19 - Comment

    Culture | Tiger King, COVID-19, and the Nature of Work

    In its lurid depictions of strange kinds of jobs – idealised and precarious and dangerous – Tiger King perfectly echoes our Lockdown anxieties about the nature and politics of work, write Mareile Pfannebecker and James A. Smith.

    New in Ceasefire - May 19, 2020 9:31 - Comment

    In Theory | Anti-Lockdown Theory: In defence of Giorgio Agamben

    In the first of an occasional series, Ceasefire’s theory columnist Andy McLaverty-Robinson examines Giorgio Agamben’s much-criticised analysis of the Covid-19 crisis.

    Editor's Desk, Interviews, New in Ceasefire - Jul 29, 2019 8:27 - 2 Comments

    Interview | Yanis Varoufakis: “Never before have we had so much money, yet so little investment in what humanity needs”

    Yanis Varoufakis talks to Ceasefire’s Laura Siegler about building a transnational movement to tackle climate change, the ongoing crisis of capitalism, and his return to Greek politics.

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    Ideas, New in Ceasefire - May 5, 2020 14:34 - Comment

    Analysis | ‘Stay Home, Save lives, Ask Questions’: On proportionality during this crisis

    As the UK enters its seventh week of lockdown, we must ask questions about the effects of the government’s indefinite measures, particularly on marginalised groups and those who are already overpoliced, writes Ghazal Tipu.

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    New in Ceasefire, Politics - Apr 30, 2020 15:45 - Comment

    Comment | Mike Ashley, MBS and Newcastle United: A Rotten Deal

    In seeking to buy Newcastle United, MBS is trying to use football to rebuild and rehabilitate an appalling global reputation. Even at this late hour, Ashley and his colleagues can still put human rights above profits and say no to this appalling deal, writes Andrew Smith.

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    Features, New in Ceasefire, Special Reports - Mar 22, 2020 20:38 - Comment

    Special Report | Too poor to stay in? State responses to COVID-19 cannot ignore people’s economic realities

    Protecting the health of the public must remain the top priority of states tackling COVID-19, but emergency measures cannot ignore the economic realities and pressures facing the poor and vulnerable.

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    Columns, In Theory, New in Ceasefire - Nov 13, 2019 19:11 - Comment

    An A to Z of Theory | Hakim Bey: Strategies of Resistance

    Hakim Bey’s general strategic perspectives, such as the TAZ, are complemented by a range of tactical proposals for political action. In the eighth of sixteen parts of his series on Bey, Andrew Robinson examines the strategic underpinnings for Bey’s political proposals. 

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    Arts & Culture, Books, New in Ceasefire - Dec 5, 2019 15:31 - Comment

    Books | A resonant poetry of survival: Shareefa Energy’s Galaxy Walk

    The poems in ‘Galaxy Walk’, Shareefa Energy’s debut collection, come together to form a picture of a woman whose writing has offered her a way to live in a traumatic and complicated world, writes Rachel Seoighe in her review.

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