Race & Class Blogs
Against Racism, for Social Justice
About the service
IRR News, our online news service on anti-racism and social justice issues in the UK and Europe, is produced collectively by staff and volunteers. To contact IRR News please email firstname.lastname@example.org and mark your subject IRR News.
May 7 2020
A free to download selection of Race & Class articles, compiled by Deputy Editor Sophia Siddiqui, by or about community activists on the black tradition of self-help and mutual aid which enunciates some of the principles now making a come-back as people reclaim self-reliance during the pandemic.
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.
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.
Jun 1 2017
Below we publish an excerpt of a commentary in the April 2017 issue of Race & Class, in which Colin Prescod (IRR Chair) examines the challenges of black heritage facing archivists today.
Apr 19 2017
Joseph Parrott has won an award recognising 'the best journal article or chapter in an edited book on the historical relationship between media and civil rights published during the previous two years'.
Oct 13 2016
Below we reproduce excerpts from anti-fascist activist Joschka Fröschner’s October 2016 Race & Class article ‘German development aid and the politics of pre-emption’.
Apr 21 2016
Below we reproduce an excerpt from an article in the April 2016 issue of Race & Class, 'The deradicalisation of education: terror, youth and the assault on learning'.
Feb 11 2016
Below we reproduce an excerpt from the introduction to the January issue of Race & Class, a special issue on ‘Reparative histories’.
Sep 24 2015
Chris Johnson and Andrew Ryder write about a new policy for Gypsies and Travellers which was quietly issued at the end of last month.