New in Ceasefire - Friday, April 7, 2017 21:22 - 1 Comment
Film | ‘Get Out’: A bone-chilling, discomfort-inducing, laughter-provoking artistic and political triumph
The surprise box office hit of the year, 'Get Out' is as an artistic and political tour-de-force that is as much informed by the Rachel Dolezal saga as it is by Black Lives Matter. Jennifer Izaakson reviews.
New in Ceasefire, Politics - Friday, March 17, 2017 2:29 - 2 CommentsTwo days ago, Tom Stranger was no-platformed at the South Bank Centre in London. If rapists like Stranger truly seek forgiveness, they must accept to give up power and control over the narrative. There is no redemption without loss.
Ideas, New in Ceasefire - Thursday, April 23, 2015 13:38 - 7 CommentsTower 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.
New in Ceasefire, Politics - Tuesday, April 14, 2015 3:21 - 5 CommentsThis 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.
New in Ceasefire, Politics - Saturday, March 28, 2015 0:00 - 23 CommentsA court case against Lutfur Rahman, Britain's first elected Muslim Mayor, concluded last week, with a verdict expected in early April. A defeat for Rahman would represent a huge blow against a genuine proponent of progressive change and a victory for the forces of reaction and anti-Muslim bigotry, argues Jennifer Izaakson.
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