In this contribution to ISRF Bulletin 25, Lauren Martin uses a family detention centre based in rural Texas to reflect upon the nature of, and limits to, financialisation as it relates to contemporary racial capitalism.
Putin’s war has rekindled the civilisational clash between democracy and authoritarianism. However, a fundamental contradiction lies at the heart of Western foreign policy: economic liberalism undermines democracy promotion.
Twenty years of cruel anti-immigrant policy have left thousands of asylum seekers in limbo, detained in offshore prisons or in mainland commercial hotels.
In November 2021, former ISRF Fellow Mike Makin-Waite discussed his book On Burnley Road: Class, Race and Politics in a Northern English Town with Manjeet Ramgotra and Councillor Anwar Afrasiab.
ISRF Editorial Assistant Dr Rachael Kiddey spoke with ISRF Fellows past and present, to discuss their research and their time as ISRF Fellows.