Modern Times, New in Ceasefire - Thursday, February 2, 2012 15:37 - 5 Comments
More than half a century ago, behavioural psychologist B.F. Skinner conducted countless experiments in an attempt to condition the behaviour of pigeons. Corin Faife explores some uncomfortable parallels between Skinner's pigeons and today's Facebook and Twitter users.
New in Ceasefire, Sabir on Security - Saturday, January 7, 2012 14:45 - 10 CommentsRizwaan Sabir's investigation of City of London police has unveiled how OccupyLSX protesters routinely featured in its updates on terrorism and extremism. In his latest column, he explains the background and repercussions of the revelations.
New in Ceasefire, The Anti-Imperialist - Friday, January 6, 2012 11:51 - 10 Comments
The Anti Imperialist | Blaming the victim: what the Diane Abbott controversy tells us about institutional racismDiane Abbott’s controversial words might have been clumsy but the reaction to them has been a lot more instructive than the tweets themselves. Attacks equating her comments with white racism are yet further indication, says Adam Elliott-Cooper, of how little we understand racism, and the power structures entwined with it.
Ceasefire Bites, Editor's Desk, New in Ceasefire - Wednesday, June 29, 2011 7:21 - 36 CommentsIn the wake of the media "storm" over accusations of plagiarism against Johann Hari, Ceasefire's editor-in-chief, Hicham Yezza, argues the accusations are absurd, and the outrage largely disingenuous.
New in Ceasefire, Sabir on Security - Friday, November 12, 2010 18:14 - 7 CommentsTen months ago, Paul Chambers wrote a joke tweet mockingly threatening to blow up his local airport. He has since been arrested, charged and convicted. His appeal against his conviction was turned down yesterday. In this week's column, Rizwaan Sabir discusses the ramifications of an absurd case
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