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    New in Ceasefire - Mar 22, 2020 20:38 - Comment

    Special Report | Too poor to stay in? State responses to COVID-19 cannot ignore people’s economic realities

    Protecting the health of the public must remain the top priority of states tackling COVID-19, but emergency measures cannot ignore the economic realities and pressures facing the poor and vulnerable.

    New in Ceasefire - Mar 4, 2020 5:11 - Comment

    Comment | Weinstein, Polanski and beyond: The ripening fruits of #MeToo

    Last week, Harvey Weinstein and Roman Polanski faced different, though not totally dissimilar, public consequences for their long histories of sexual violence against women. These are significant victories for #MeToo, but the fightback must go on, Jennifer Izaakson writes.

    New in Ceasefire - Dec 20, 2019 15:06 - Comment

    Notes from the Margins | Chronicle of a Defeat Foretold

    Last week’s shocking defeat is a national tragedy. We now need a Labour Party that is the sum of its parts, rather than a party in which one faction defeats the other, writes Matt Carr.

    New in Ceasefire - Dec 19, 2019 15:33 - 1 Comment

    Analysis | After Corbyn: The British Left must reflect, learn and fight again

    As it prepares to fight again, the British Labour left should not make the same errors committed by its centrist adversaries, argues James A. Smith.

    Editor's Desk, Interviews, New in Ceasefire - Jul 29, 2019 8:27 - 1 Comment

    Interview | Yanis Varoufakis: “Never before have we had so much money, yet so little investment in what humanity needs”

    Yanis Varoufakis talks to Ceasefire’s Laura Siegler about building a transnational movement to tackle climate change, the ongoing crisis of capitalism, and his return to Greek politics.

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    Ideas, New in Ceasefire - Nov 26, 2019 17:43 - Comment

    Analysis | The BBC cannot fight ‘fake news’ if it’s part of the problem

    The failure of much of the British media, and the BBC in particular, to understand, or at least acknowledge, their role in the spreading of fake news, is potentially disastrous for our political future, writes Paul Bernal.

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    New in Ceasefire, Politics - Oct 24, 2019 8:56 - Comment

    Comment | Has the world forgotten about Jamal Khashoggi?

    A year on from Khashoggi’s gruesome murder, his friends and family still want answers, but the world powers have already moved on, writes Andrew Smith.

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    Features, New in Ceasefire, Special Reports - Dec 3, 2019 12:57 - 1 Comment

    Special Report | ‘Need a coat? Take one. Want to help? Leave one’: Tackling the scourge of homelessness in the UK

    In 2018, more than 700 homeless people died on the streets of Britain. As temperatures plummet, an initiative offering warm clothing to the homeless and rough-sleepers is launched this week in the UK. One of the organisers, Stefan Simanowitz, reports.

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    Columns, In Theory, New in Ceasefire - Nov 13, 2019 19:11 - Comment

    An A to Z of Theory | Hakim Bey: Strategies of Resistance

    Hakim Bey’s general strategic perspectives, such as the TAZ, are complemented by a range of tactical proposals for political action. In the eighth of sixteen parts of his series on Bey, Andrew Robinson examines the strategic underpinnings for Bey’s political proposals. 

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    Arts & Culture, Film & TV, New in Ceasefire - Nov 20, 2019 16:36 - Comment

    Film | ‘Official Secrets’: Can one woman stop a war? Should she have to?

    By focusing on personalities at the cost of structural issues, ‘Official Secrets’ ignores too much of the ideological and structural paradigms behind the Iraq War, writes Georgie Carr.

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