Against Racism, for Social Justice
Jan 7 2019
This week, the IRR publishes a memorial issue of Race & Class celebrating the lifework of the late Barbara Harlow, Solidarity here and everywhere.
Dec 11 2018
IRR vice-chair Frances Webber comments on the stansted 15 verdict, a trial where laws designed to deal with terrorist threats at airports have been brought against human rights defenders.
Nov 19 2018
The Institute of Race Relations (IRR) publishes today a background paper showing how the injustices meted out to the Windrush generation are not anomalies but the logical result of an immigration system that, over many years, has weaponised the idea of ‘the illegal immigrant’.
Oct 10 2018
The October 2018 issue of Race & Class brings together pieces on racialising domestic violence, #Grime4Corybyn, the rebranding of C.L.R. James for a neoliberal era and memorial tributes to A. Sivanandan.
Jul 5 2018
Past oppressions are written into our statues, our architecture and our walls. This special issue of Race & Class brings a new perspective to reparatory history.
May 17 2018
The IRR welcomes Amnesty International and The Monitoring Group’s recent reports on the racially discriminatory nature of the Metropolitan Police Service’s Gangs Matrix intelligence database.
Apr 5 2018
What, asks the April issue of Race & Class, has happened in policy and academia to the concept of ‘radicalisation’ that Arun Kundnani analysed in a pathbreaking piece, ‘Radicalisation: the journey of a concept’, some six years ago?
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?
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.
Oct 9 2017
How, asks the October 2017 issue of Race & Class, are societies attempting to corral non-white surplus populations, especially when they resist their racialisation?
Apr 18 2017
The April 2017 Race & Class tackles two key current themes: the impact of Fox News in (mis)representing news and creating racist discourses, and the way in which Canadian ‘neoliberal multiculturalism’ is marginalising Arabs, Muslims and those in solidarity with Palestine.
Sep 1 2016
As the police investigate the murder of a Polish factory worker in Harlow, the Institute of Race Relations publishes today its evidence to the House of Commons Home Affairs Committee Inquiry into Hate Crime and its Violent Consequences.
Jun 28 2016
The IRR publishes its submission to the Labour Party Inquiry into anti-Semitism and other forms of racism, including Islamophobia.
Apr 7 2016
The latest issue of Race & Class features articles examining the roots of paramilitary and structural violence in Jamaica and Hungary.
Jan 28 2016
A paper, Prevent and the Children's Rights Convention, published today by the Institute of Race Relations supports the NUT's call for a more rational debate on the Prevent duty in schools.
Oct 22 2015
In the week that the government announced new counter-extremism measures, the IRR publishes contributions from its seminar on 'Securitisation, Schools and Preventing Extremism', held at Garden Court Chambers on 7 October, where participants considered the consequences of a new statutory duty on public bodies to prevent non-violent extremism and whether it breached the Equality Act.
Oct 8 2015
The latest issue of Race & Class features Mark McGovern’s timely analysis of the colonial roots of state violence and collusion in Northern Ireland.