The Labour Party's decision to field as one of its General Election candidates a member and supporter of a political dynasty with an atrocious record of human rights violations in Bangladesh is a scandal.
Dilly Hussain reports on the ongoing campaign by corporate property developers to muscle the Somali-run community out of London's East End.
Roger Bromley talks to journalist and author Gary Younge, one of our foremost commentators on race, identity and politics.
Tower Hamlets Mayor Lutfur Rahman was today found guilty of election offences by the High Court. The judgment, read this morning at the Royal Courts of Justice, followed the longest election trial since the Second World War. Jennifer Izaakson reports for Ceasefire.
In the tenth and final instalment of his series on the French thinker, Andrew Robinson compares and contrasts Badiou's work with one of Robinson's favourite theorists, and Badiou's béte noire: Gilles Deleuze.
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Editor's Desk, New in Ceasefire - Feb 28, 2015 21:15 - 6 Comments
The apparent unmasking of ‘Jihadi John’ has dominated international headlines of the past 48 hours. Far less coverage, however, has been given to troubling revelations that Mohammed Emwazi and others had been subjected to sustained harassment by UK security services for years. This raises important and urgent questions about current anti-terror policies.
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Ideas, New in Ceasefire - Mar 31, 2015 16:41 - 1 Comment
The recent mob murder of a young woman in Afghanistan is the latest in a long series of similar crimes, from the UK to India. Global media coverage, however, routinely occludes the key context to these cases: extreme male violence perpetrated against women. We must change that, argues Jumanah Younis.
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New in Ceasefire, Politics - Apr 14, 2015 3:21 - 2 Comments
This week evidence has emerged of a LibDem parliamentary candidate sexually assaulting a lap dancer. The indifference of the culprit, his party, and the political class at large to this behaviour epitomises the establishment’s toxic attitude towards women and sexual abuse, argues Jennifer Izaakson.
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Interviews, New in Ceasefire - Mar 29, 2015 12:43 - 1 Comment
As he embarks on a two-month tour of the US, Australian comic Aamer Rahman talks to Myriam Francois-Cerrah about race, politics and being surprised by his own success.
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New in Ceasefire, Radar Reports - Apr 2, 2015 20:47 - Comment
In our latest ‘Radar Reports’ column, correspondents from On Our Radar’s Nigeria network report on a historical moment in their country’s history.
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Books, New in Ceasefire - Mar 27, 2015 0:00 - 1 Comment
While recent years have seen a renewed interest in anarchistic thought and theory, it is refreshing and exciting to see a new volume bringing an explicitly anarchist lens to bear on English literature, argues Tom Malleson in his review of ‘Unmaking Merlin: Anarchist Tendencies in English Literature’ by Elliot Murphy.