Aug 27 2015
In observations made at a side-meeting of the 87th session of the Committee for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD), the IRR's director warned that Europe's mishandling of the refugee crisis is fuelling racism.
Jul 29 2015
The Labour Party is debating how to win back votes from UKIP. Meanwhile, in Austria, the Burgenland Social Democrats have set a worrying precedent, entering into a coalition with the extreme Right in the provincial legislative assembly.
Jul 2 2015
Two videos from the IRR’s recent conference Catching History on the Wing, which celebrated the work of the IRR and A. Sivanandan, are now available to view.
Jun 18 2015
Below we reproduce an interview with Jean Casella from the US-based Solitary Watch by Luk Vervaet, first published on his blog. Although solitary confinement is not used as frequently as in the US, the UK has four close supervision centres. A recent Prisons & Probation Ombudsman report highlighted the high number of suicides of those prisoners held in segregation.
August 26, 2015
The January 2016 issue of Race & Class will be a special issue, edited by Cathy Bergin and Anita Rupprecht, focusing on 'reparative histories'.
July 2, 2015
The July issue of Race & Class takes up three topical themes: the monetarisation of private information, the politics of film and the demonisation of ‘anti-racism’.
April 20, 2015
The latest issue of Race & Class includes articles on racial violence in Northern Ireland, Belgium's war on terror, the undocumented in Lesvos and Freedom on Rides in Palestine.
April 4, 2013
State intelligence agencies and the far Right: A review of developments in Germany, Hungary and Austria examines the security services’ approach to the far Right and finds that far from clamping down on growing fascism, some of the tactics of security services are enhancing conditions for its growth.