Books, New in Ceasefire - Monday, July 11, 2016 17:57 - 3 Comments
How was a committed socialist on the fringes of Westminster politics able to win one of the strongest leadership mandates in British political history? Tom Mills reviews Richard Seymour's new book, 'Corbyn: the strange rebirth of radical politics' and finds an astute analysis of the socio-political conditions which have given rise to Corbynism, its future prospects and the substantial obstacles it will inevitably face.
Books, New in Ceasefire - Tuesday, March 1, 2016 8:27 - 2 CommentsRobin Yassin-Kassab and Leila Al-Shami's new book is a timely and searing account of Syria's recent history and the people who shaped it, argues Wassim Al-Adel.
Books, New in Ceasefire - Tuesday, July 28, 2015 11:48 - 5 CommentsSocial Anthropologist Dr Alice Wilson reviews Settled Wanderers: the poetry of Western Sahara, by Sam Berkson and Mohamed Sulaiman, a recent volume of poems written from within or about the liberation movement from Western Sahara.
Books, New in Ceasefire - Friday, March 27, 2015 0:00 - 3 CommentsWhile 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.
Books, New in Ceasefire - Sunday, September 28, 2014 19:31 - 0 CommentsIn the aftermath of events in Ferguson, Missouri, a newly released edition of a key text of the black liberation canon, 'Assata: An Autobiography', is a necessary reminder of how potently the echoes of the civil rights era remain with us today, argues Terence Elliott-Cooper.
Books, New in Ceasefire - Thursday, May 29, 2014 18:51 - 1 CommentDespite its heavily eurocentric outlook, Thomas Piketty's much heralded volume of the moment is an epic and groundbreaking study of national inequalities that deserves to be read by everyone, argues Rohail Ahmad.
Books, New in Ceasefire - Friday, May 16, 2014 13:31 - 0 Comments'Until the Rulers Obey', a newly published volume edited by Clifton Ross and Marcy Rein, provides an invaluable panorama of Latin America in movement, and should be required reading for all scholars and activists with an interest in the birth of another world in the region, argues Puneet Dhaliwal.
Arts & Culture, Books, New in Ceasefire - Friday, March 7, 2014 14:47 - 0 CommentsAuthor Kiese Laymon talks to Ceasefire's Hana Riaz and Rukayah Sarumi about his novel 'Long Divison' and using language as a tool of resistance and affirmation.
Books, New in Ceasefire - Monday, January 6, 2014 20:21 - 2 CommentsAmber Murrey pays tribute to the legacy of Walter Rodney, whose book 'How Europe Underdeveloped Africa' transformed the modern debate on slavery and colonisation.
Books, New in Ceasefire - Monday, December 30, 2013 15:07 - 3 CommentsAround the world, U2 lead singer Bono is seen as the archetypal celebrity philanthropist, jetting across the globe campaigning against hunger and injustice in Africa and elsewhere. Harry Browne’s new book, The Frontman, unmasks a very different picture.
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