IRR News Service
Against Racism, for Social Justice
A fortnightly resource for anti-racist and social justice campaigns, highlighting key events in the UK and Europe.
Jan 11 2018
How, asks the January issue of Race & Class, are the principles of neoliberalism reinforced through the racial dimensions of governance, the criminal justice system and the media?
Dec 21 2017
On 15 December, in London, Avery Gordon, Race & Class contributor and Editorial Working Committee Member, launched her book The Hawthorn Archive: letters from the Utopian Margins - in which she collects the traces of ‘radical runaways, deserters, abolitionists, heretics, dreamers and liberationalists’ of all shades and nations.
Dec 6 2017
In the fourth of a series, asylum campaigner John Grayson examines the deaths that have occurred of asylum seekers housed in the Direct Provision (DP) system in Ireland.
Nov 30 2017
As the tendering process for £4 billion worth of contracts over ten years gets under way, asylum campaigner John Grayson examines the market for asylum seekers’ housing in the UK.
Nov 30 2017
This year six men have died in immigration detention centres — the deadliest year since the IRR began recording deaths in immigration detention.
Nov 15 2017
Asylum campaigner John Grayson examines the appalling conditions in privately contracted housing for asylum seekers in south yorkshire.
Nov 11 2017
The Institute of Race Relations (IRR) publishes today research showing that EU member states are using laws, aimed at traffickers and smugglers, to criminalise those acting out of humanitarian motives.
Nov 9 2017
In a podcast, Race & Class Editorial Working Committee member Arun Kundnani talks to journalist Anand Gopal and filmmaker Madiha Tahir about US empire in Iraq, Syria, and Afghanistan under Trump, and the US Left's response.
Nov 2 2017
In the third of a series, asylum campaigner John Grayson examines the private companies involved in providing services under the Direct Provision (DP) system for asylum seekers in Ireland.
Nov 1 2017
Finally, an official report on deaths in police custody which places the experience and perspective of the bereaved families at its heart.