Ideas, New in Ceasefire - Jun 19, 2017 12:00 - Comment

    Ideas | From London Bridge to Finsbury Park, these are symptoms of a broken politics

    From the murder of Jo Cox to London Bridge to last night’s attack on Finsbury Park mosque, the rise of political violence on Britain’s streets is a symptom of a failed political system that has created a toxic breeding ground for racism, xenophobia and extremism, argues Katy Sian.

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    New in Ceasefire, Politics - Jun 19, 2017 17:15 - 1 Comment

    Politics | ‘We mean nothing to them’: Grenfell, London’s Katrina

    While Grenfell does not approach Katrina in scale, there are remarkable echoes in the state response to both disasters, notably the role of race and class and the looming shadow of gentrification, argues Musab Younis.

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    New in Ceasefire, Photo Essays - Jun 16, 2017 21:26 - Comment

    Photo Essay | After Grenfell Tower: On the decades-long war on social housing

    Following the tragic events at Grenfell Tower, photographer Pierre Papet visited the area to examine the risks affecting similar buildings in the borough. In this photo essay, he argues the tragedy must be viewed within the larger context of a decades-long assault on social housing in the capital.

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    In Theory, New in Ceasefire - Apr 11, 2017 17:01 - Comment

    An A to Z of Theory | Augusto Boal: Legislative Theatre and Politics

    In his penultimate column on the radical playwright and director Augusto Boal, Andrew Robinson examines Legislative Theatre – a method pioneered during Boal’s tenure as a member of the Rio local parliament. Robinson also examines and critiques the radical democratic perspective underpinning this phase of Boal’s work.

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    Arts & Culture, Film & TV, New in Ceasefire - Apr 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.

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