Books, New in Ceasefire - Thursday, November 28, 2013 11:04 - 1 Comment
Elliot Murphy reviews a compelling and often disturbing account of how class identification and cultural tags shape people’s self-image and their image of others.
Arts & Culture, Books, New in Ceasefire - Tuesday, November 12, 2013 16:10 - 7 CommentsTo mark the publication of Patrice Lumumba, a new collection of the African independence leader’s speeches in their original French, we publish an exclusive translation of Georges Nzongola-Ntalaja's introduction to the volume.
Arts & Culture, Books, New in Ceasefire - Thursday, October 17, 2013 22:51 - 5 CommentsAmidst a dearth of politically judicious and penetrating analyses of contemporary popular mobilisations, a new book, 'Marxism and Social Movements', represents a timely and refreshing contribution to social movement studies. Puneet Dhaliwal reviews.
Books, New in Ceasefire - Tuesday, July 2, 2013 15:41 - 1 CommentHorace Campbell, author of a forthcoming book on NATO's global impact, argues that its record in Libya provides sobering lessons for all Africans.
Books, New in Ceasefire - Monday, April 22, 2013 15:17 - 60 CommentsIn his Ceasefire review, Dan Glazebrook examines Maximilian Forte's withering indictment of liberal humanitarianism and its collusion in imperialist designs on Africa, as seen in NATO's Libya campaign of 2011.
Books, New in Ceasefire - Wednesday, April 3, 2013 11:40 - 4 CommentsElliot Murphy reviews Richard Seymour's "enjoyable and relentless attack" on Christopher Hitchens,one of the most influential and controversial polemicists of the past three decades.
Books, New in Ceasefire - Friday, March 8, 2013 0:00 - 1 CommentIn 2012, Sunday Times journalist Marie Colvin was killed in Syria. Reviewing a new collected volume of Colvin's journalism, Heather McRobie asks what lessons we might draw from her life.
Books, New in Ceasefire - Sunday, February 3, 2013 0:00 - 2 CommentsAs the marketisation of universities accelerates, maintaining forms of education which value the pursuit of knowledge as an end in itself has become a crucial and necessary challenge. Elliot Murphy revisits a classic study by Jonathan Rose that explores the pre-war culture of self-education amongst the British working classes.
Books, New in Ceasefire - Monday, January 21, 2013 0:00 - 2 CommentsMusab Younis reviews 'Cruel Britannia' by Ian Cobain, the shocking recent exposé of Britain's use of torture from the Second World War onwards.
Arts & Culture, Books, New in Ceasefire - Monday, January 7, 2013 21:50 - 1 CommentMark Sabine reviews 'The Lives of Things', a surreal short story collection from the late Portuguese novelist José Saramago.
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