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

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  • Race & Class, April 2022

    The April issue marks fifty years since the radical transformation of the IRR.
  • Race & Class, January 2022

    The January 2022 issue of Race & Class includes key interventions that seek to understand the workings of racial capitalism, digital colonialism and the ecological devastation they wreak, as well as crucial insights on ways out of the ‘global organic crisis’.
  • Race & Class, October 2021

    The lead article of the October 2021 charts new ground showing how gender and reproduction are now key dividing lines in European racism, with global implications.
  • A photo of a fire in Gauteng, South Africa, where residents set foreigners’ shacks on fire in a xenophobic attack in 2008.

    Race & Class, July 2021


    Neoliberalism, Nativism and Power

    Contributions to the July 2021 issue of Race & Class grapple with the violence of neoliberalism, the workings of racial capitalism, the normalisation of xenophobia from Sangatte to Soweto and the bases for forging necessary unities of struggle.
  • Race & Class, April 2021

    The April 2021 issue contains important insights on Covid-19, the marginalisation of indigenous groups in Argentina and the lived experiences of half-widows in Kashmir. 
  • A special issue on race, mental health, state violence

    Race & Class, January 2021

    At a time when mental health is often decontextualised from the structural violence experienced by the most vulnerable in society, this special issue of Race & Class, guest-edited by Monish Bhatia and Eddie Bruce-Jones shows how race, mental health and state violence intersect.
  • Race & Class October 2020

    The October issue of Race & Class contains key articles that make sense of the crises we are in – of COVID-19, of racist state violence and of global capitalism – and asks, is this a watershed moment?
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.