Feb 27 2014
A new historical book looks at Malcolm X’s 1964 visit to Britain.
Jan 30 2014
A new book on Enoch Powell reappraises without rehabilitating.
Jan 30 2014
There is much to commend in No Place to Call Home, a potted history of Gypsies, Roma and Travellers in the UK and Ireland, but its reliance on police sources is worrying.
Jan 23 2014
An indictment of the treatment of poor North African migrants in Belgium and the devastating effects of incarceration has been published as a volume of poetry (in French).
Jan 9 2014
A graphic portrayal of the causes, the mechanics and the deadly effects of European migration policies makes the 2013 Atlas of Migration in Europe an indispensable resource.
Nov 21 2013
‘Pushed back’, the new report by migrant and refugee rights group ProAsyl, exposes the systematic abuses and human rights violations of the Greek border control regime.
Nov 4 2013
A review of the Migrant Roma in the UK research report.
Oct 31 2013
A gripping book on Paul Robeson not only shows up the greatness of the man but underscores the dangers of state surveillance – a lesson to heed today.
Aug 1 2013
Asylum seekers’ experiences of forced labour are documented in an important new report.
Jul 25 2013
A combination of documentary and theatre in north London looks at twenty-first century poverty from the point of view of those experiencing it.
Jul 11 2013
A new book of Peter Blackman’s poetry gives this forgotten black British campaigner his due.
Jun 27 2013
Medical Justice’s most recent report argues that the government must stop holding pregnant women in immigration detention.
Apr 18 2013
A recent tome by Prospect founder David Goodhart on The British Dream is getting unwarranted coverage in the media.
Apr 11 2013
A collection of essays on varieties of European racism contains valuable insights and useful lessons.
Feb 21 2013
A new musical based on the story of the Glasgow Girls, who fought for the rights of asylum seeking children, is a masterpiece.
Feb 14 2013
A new report by an Irish community group based in Liverpool is a call for help against growing far-right and Loyalist attacks.
Jan 23 2013
A new history of the far Right shines a light on the culpability of centre-ground politics for fascist gains.
Jan 17 2013
The Need to Know Campaign exposes global acts and practices that harm women.
Dec 21 2012
Two recent reports add fuel to growing demands to rethink indefinite immigration detention.
Nov 1 2012
Two challenging new books to inspire young people in these grim, austere and unjust times.
Sep 13 2012
A recent publication on policing from rightwing think-tank Civitas extends its attack on anti-racism into a ‘white victimhood’ thesis.
Sep 13 2012
I found myself in a tearful state on my first visit to ‘The Robinson Institute’ exhibition, curated by artist Patrick Keiller in the main hall at Tate Britain - moved to tears, but wearing a big grinning smile on my face.
Sep 5 2012
A new report from Germany highlights the institutional racism that lies behind official responses to the far Right.
Aug 9 2012
In June, the second review of terrorism acts was published by David Anderson, QC, the Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation. Given the limits of his remit, he has provided a circumscribed critique. Nonetheless, the report points towards possible reform of the now well-entrenched terrorism laws.
Jul 26 2012
Fair’s Fair, a new free educational resource by Playfair 2012, aims to raise awareness of the human rights abuses of workers who make sporting goods for the Olympics and other major sporting events.