Race & Class

Race & Class is the IRR’s quarterly journal on racism, empire and globalisation. For more than three decades, it has established a reputation for the breadth of its analysis, its global outlook and its multidisciplinary approach. Further information on the Race & Class publication

July 1, 2020

Race & Class, July 2020

Covid 19 has, asserts the July issue of Race & Class, thrown into relief so many key issues: the essential frailty of advanced capitalism, the potential for the state to control the life and death of citizens, the nature of human solidarity and the way in which we desecrate the planet. Now is the time for taking stock.

June 17, 2020

Race & Class, April 2020

The lead article in the April 2020 issue looks at the ‘transnational moral panic’ around the Salvadoran street gang MS-13, which displaces the contradictions of global capitalism to a local and deported relative surplus population.

January 14, 2020

Race & Class, January 2020

How can a genuinely anti-racist feminist approach tackle serious sexual violence without demonising entire communities, asks the lead article in the January 2020 issue of Race & Class. 

October 1, 2019

Race & Class, October 2019

The October issue includes articles on the Sir George Williams student uprisings in Trinidad and Tobago, the construction of White Australia and a landmark piece unpacking the concept of 'white privilege' by Miriyam Aouragh.

July 15, 2019

Race & Class, July 2019

As the notion of a Green New Deal rapidly spreads as an answer to capitalism in US and UK media and political circles, our lead article in July 2019 asks if Green capitalism can propose a real solution to the ecological crisis and the human crises of poverty, austerity, immigration and racism.

April 2, 2019

Race & Class, April 2019

The April 2019 issue of Race & Class shows how the reinvention of colonialism through the domination of digital technology and transnational flows of securitisation is being met by unique forms of resistance.

January 7, 2019

Race & Class, January 2019

This week, the IRR publishes a memorial issue of Race & Class celebrating the lifework of the late Barbara Harlow, Solidarity here and everywhere.

October 15, 2018

Race & Class, October 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.

July 4, 2018

Race & Class, July 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.

April 4, 2018

Race and Class, April 2018

The April issue of Race & Class, examines the concept of ‘radicalisation’ that Arun Kundnani analysed in a path-breaking piece ‘Radicalisation: the journey of a concept’, some six years ago.