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    New in Ceasefire - May 22, 2022 16:54 - Comment

    Books | Review | ‘Come What May’ by Ahmed Masoud

    Come What May, the latest novel by Palestinian author Ahmed Masoud, introduces us to the essential human story behind daily Palestinian issues and concerns, a story we rarely see in the press or on our TV screens, writes Amanda Huggins in her review.

    New in Ceasefire - Jan 2, 2022 12:53 - Comment

    Comment | For the Culture: Reflections on Black & Brown Activism

    Any black and brown activist knows activism carries an enormous personal cost, yet our campaigns continue to rely on the sacrifices of a few. The only way we can succeed is by working together, writes Samantha Asumadu.

    New in Ceasefire - Dec 28, 2021 13:50 - 4 Comments

    Comment | On the Nationality and Borders Bill and the UK Left

    The Nationality and Borders Bill, which goes to the House of Lords next week, presents a grave danger to Britain’s ethnic minorities. So why has there been so little opposition to it from the UK left? Asks Sam Asumadu.

    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.

    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 - 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.

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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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    New in Ceasefire, Passing for Normal - Aug 15, 2021 18:56 - 1 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.

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    Arts & Culture, Exhibition, New in Ceasefire - Aug 13, 2021 17:07 - 1 Comment

    Exhibition | Forensic Architecture: Cloud Studies (Whitworth Gallery)

    From Gaza to Grenfell, Forensic Architecture’s latest exhibition, Cloud Studies, documents the perpetration of, and resistance to, slow violence as it is enacted by states and corporations, writes Esther Kaner in her review.

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