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Analysis | Their Violence, Our Values: A History of European Responses to Political Dissent

European responses to political dissent, from Enlightenment radicals to anti-colonial movements, have always been framed in ideological terms - invoking a threa...   [ continue reading...]

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Comment | The Brussels Attacks: Our pain and rage are immense, but we need reason and understanding more than ever

Frank Barat reflects on today's attacks on his city, and argues that only more understanding can defeat terrorism and its root causes.   [ continue reading...]

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Books | Review | ‘Burning Country: Syrians in Revolution and War’

Robin 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.   [ continue reading...]

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Comment | The Government’s Attack on Ethical Boycotts Is an Attack on Democracy

The British government's latest initiative, which could ban local councils, public bodies and student unions across England from boycotting or disinvesting in u...   [ continue reading...]

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Film | Review | The Big Short: Laughter in the Dark

In his review of "The Big Short", Adam McKay's big-screen adaptation of Michael Lewis's best-selling account of the 2007/2008 subprime collapse, Matt Carr finds...   [ continue reading...]

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An A to Z of Theory | Augusto Boal: Aesthetics and Human Becoming

The Brazilian playwright, director and political activist Augusto Boal is credited with formulating one of the most radical forms of theatre ever devised, the T...   [ continue reading...]

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Comment | Education as Resistance: Western Sahara’s Rising Generation

As Western Sahara enters its fifth decade under occupation, Agaila Abba reports on the role of education as a major front of resistance in the Saharawi national...   [ continue reading...]

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Special Report | Bazaar Politics: Uncovering Social Cleansing In the Heart of London

Dilly Hussain reports on the shocking story of how powerful commercial property developers and local politicians at an inner London borough have colluded to for...   [ continue reading...]

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Notes from the Margin | Corbyn, Stop the War and the British Press: My Week as a Media Pariah

When Matt Carr published an article criticising the British drive to war in Syria, little did he expect to see it become the focal point of an intense media ass...   [ continue reading...]

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Comment | Environment of Hate: The New Normal for Muslims in the UK

In the wake of the publication of a landmark report documenting a rise in anti-Muslim racism in the UK, one of its authors, Arzu Merali, argues for a deeper und...   [ continue reading...]

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Reflections | From Aylan to Paris: Our Changing Narratives of Refugees

In his latest column, Roger Bromley examines the evolution of Western responses, by governments, the media and the public, to the refugee question in the wake o...   [ continue reading...]

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Politics | High-Tech Fundamentalist: Narendra Modi’s UK Visit is a Shameful Victory of Business over Human Rights

The UK visit this week by Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India, has met with outrage and condemnation among human rights groups. While Modi promotes India...   [ continue reading...]

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An A to Z of Theory | Thomas Aquinas: The State and the Common Good

In the last essay of his three-part series on of the medieval philosopher, Andrew Robinson examines the political thought of Thomas Aquinas, notably his ideas o...   [ continue reading...]

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Comment | “Dead Women Can’t Vote”: Why We Stormed the Red Carpet at the Suffragette Premiere

Yesterday, the London premiere of the film 'Sufragette' was disrupted by a red carpet direct action led by protesters from activist collective Sisters Uncut. Th...   [ continue reading...]

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Comment | David Cameron’s Jamaican Prison: A Show of Ignorance, Cruelty and Historical Amnesia

On his visit to Jamaica this week, instead of addressing widening calls for historical reparations, David Cameron announced plans for a UK-funded prison on the...   [ continue reading...]

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Politics | Jeremy Corbyn’s victory might only be a first step, but it’s an important one

This summer's Labour Leadership race, which culminated in Jeremy Corbyn's election two weeks ago, offers valuable lessons on the power of mass movements, argues...   [ continue reading...]

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Film | Interview | Director Kirby Dick: “Sexual assault on college campuses is an epidemic”

Ceasefire's Usayd Younis and Cassie Quarless spoke to Director Kirby Dick at the UK premiere of his latest release ,'The Hunting Ground,' which addresses the gr...   [ continue reading...]

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Special Report | The Lawyer, the Mohammed Cartoon Exhibition and the ‘Civil War’ that Wasn’t

Why was a planned exhibition of cartoons of the prophet Mohammed - scheduled to take place in London on 18 September and featuring far-right Dutch politician Ge...   [ continue reading...]

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An A to Z of Theory | Thomas Aquinas:  Ethics and Anti-Capitalism

In the second of his three-part series on the medieval philosopher, Andrew Robinson examines Thomas Aquinas's ethical theory, and the virtues and principles it...   [ continue reading...]

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Books | Review | Settled Wanderers: The Poetry of a Landless People

Social Anthropologist Dr Alice Wilson reviews Settled Wanderers: the poetry of Western Sahara, by Sam Berkson and Mohamed Sulaiman, a recent volume of poems wri...   [ continue reading...]

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