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    New in Ceasefire - Sep 18, 2020 11:45 - Comment

    Comment | Lebanon: Even freedom of expression, our last bastion, is now under threat

    As Lebanon reels from deepening political unrest and the repercussions of last month’s horrific port explosion, an alarming crackdown on freedom of expression is gathering momentum, writes Lebanese novelist Naji Bakhti.

    New in Ceasefire - Sep 17, 2020 11:43 - Comment

    Special Report | Systemic racism is a public health threat, just ask Palestinians

    As a Palestinian who has lived under Israeli occupation, I have witnessed first-hand the effects of Israel’s apartheid system on the health and well-being of Palestinians, writes Rasha Kaloti.

    New in Ceasefire - Sep 7, 2020 15:22 - Comment

    Comment | Stop trying to educate fascists

    As a teacher, I believe in education and positive discourse. But you can’t engage with people who deny your humanity, and it is useless to take a ground of moral suasion with people who do not have morals, writes Mike Friedberg.

    New in Ceasefire - Sep 4, 2020 16:08 - 1 Comment

    Comment | We should not save Pret

    British workers should not have to gamble with their lives in order to save a sandwich chain. Instead, we should seize this moment to force changes to our office work culture, argues Paul Ray.

    Editor's Desk, New in Ceasefire - Aug 3, 2020 10:21 - Comment

    Comment | How did we arrive here? On the Anniversary of Egypt’s Rabaa Massacre

    This month marks the seventh anniversary of the Rabaa Massacre, which signalled the end of Egypt’s once promising democratic project. While the military’s role in the revolution’s defeat is clear, Egypt’s liberal and leftist forces must examine their own complicities and failures, writes Hesham Shafick.

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    Editor's Desk, Ideas, New in Ceasefire - Jul 22, 2020 16:38 - 1 Comment

    Analysis | Strained Solidarities: On (re)building a mass anti-racist movement in Britain

    Anti-racist activists in the UK must eschew stale debates over terminology and representation, and instead focus on building a movement rooted in structural knowledge and powered by cross-communal solidarity, write Ilyas Nagdee and Azfar Shafi.

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    New in Ceasefire, Politics - Jul 29, 2020 16:55 - Comment

    Comment | The UK military has a racism problem, but can it be decolonised?

    Without a national reckoning and the political will to face our colonial past and abandon the violent obligations of a junior partnership with the US, decolonising our military seems unlikely, writes Joe Glenton.

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    Features, New in Ceasefire, Special Reports - Aug 24, 2020 16:59 - Comment

    Special Report | During this pandemic, governments have waged a parallel war on the truth

    Globalised catastrophes often lend themselves to domestic manipulation by the state, and Covid-19 has proven no exception. Jack McGinn reports on how the pandemic became a battleground pitting authoritarian governments around the globe against independent journalism.

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    Columns, In Theory, New in Ceasefire - Jun 13, 2020 0:00 - 1 Comment

    In Theory | Anti-Lockdown Theory: Stop Securitisation!

    Global lockdown is finally giving way to a period of economic crash and social unrest. Yet the state response to the outpouring of justified anger at police atrocities is remarkably similar to its response to the coronavirus pandemic. In the second of his series on lockdown theories, Andy McLaverty-Robinson looks at securitisation, notably the long history of shifting framings of healthcare and the creeping securitisation of social problems.

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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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