July 1, 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
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
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
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
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
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.
February 20, 2019
The London Clearances: Race, Housing and Policing is a background paper that looks at the impact of financialisation on local authority housing and its convergence with location-specific intensive and intrusive policing.
January 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.
November 19, 2018
The Embedding of State Hostility: a background paper on the Windrush scandal is a briefing that shows 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’.
October 15, 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
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
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.
January 11, 2018
The January 2018 issue of Race & Class is now available.
January 9, 2018
An expansive investigation into the relationship between contemporary states and the far-right.
November 16, 2017
Humanitarianism: the unacceptable face of solidarity is the product of a six-month research project into the hostile political and legal environment facing humanitarian actors who seek to protect life at Europe’s sea and land borders.
October 9, 2017
The October 2017 issue of Race & Class is now available.
July 13, 2017
The July 2017 issue of Race & Class is now available and you can download the lead article for free (for a limited time only).
April 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.
December 2, 2016
Racial violence and the Brexit state examines the link between the language and behaviour of perpetrators of racial violence, the rhetoric and policy pronouncements of politicians over recent years and the stigmatising frameworks of the media.
July 6, 2016
Race and class: the colour of struggle, 1950s-1980s, edited by Jenny Bourne, brings together the voices of unsung political heroes of the time, groundbreaking new research, and campaigning material from the archives, providing readers with key resources on Britain’s history of black anti-racist activism – especially relating to policing, racial violence, workers exploitation and immigration controls. Those who speak from its pages – mothers, workers, students, exiles – testify to the common experience of colonialism and racism which made Black the colour of their fight.
March 10, 2016
Entitlement and belonging: social restructuring and multicultural Britain examines the Housing and Planning and Immigration Bills 2015-16. It suggests they will accelerate the break-up and displacement of multicultural neighbourhoods, whilst facilitating the development of a 'SUS culture' as the ‘hostile environment principle’, long- established in immigration policy, is extended into housing.
January 28, 2016
Prevent and the Children’s Rights Convention tests the duty placed on schools to prevent children being drawn in to terrorism against key articles in the United Nations Children’s Rights Convention (COROC).
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 9, 2015
A new film of A. Sivanandan, in conversation with Colin Prescod, entitled Catching History on the Wing.
March 31, 2015
The briefing paper, Unwanted, Unnoticed: an audit of 160 asylum and immigration-related deaths in Europe, by Reem Abu-Hayyeh and Frances Webber, documents the asylum and immigration-related deaths of migrants in Europe over the past five years.