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In the latest issue: Göran Therborn on the global middle classes, Lola Seaton on eco-nationalism and more

14 September 2020

New Left Review, Back to School Offer

25% off any first-time subscription until September 30th

In the latest issue

NLR 124 opens with Simon Hammond's major retrospective on the life and work of Peter Wollen: pioneering critic, theorist and avant-garde film-maker - and longstanding comrade of the Review.

Also in NLR 124

Göran Therborn surveys the trajectories of the world’s vast intermediate classes – rising in the South, stagnating or sinking in the North – under the impact of the ‘Great Unequalizer’, Covid-19. Lola Seaton on eco-nationalism as green strategy; Gavin Rae on Poland’s mirror to the West; Alice Bamford’s bravura treatment of Bourbaki’s mathematical manifestos; Franco Moretti reassesses the research methodologies of close and distant reading.

Plus book reviews: Alpa Shah on the rise of Modi; Nick Burns on a leading light of the American New Right; Oliver Eagleton on the generational divide.

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Raiding the Icebox
Raiding the Icebox is a kaleidoscopic review of the avant-garde and radical subcultures of the twentieth century, and explains how the most powerful artistic statements of the era redrew the line b...
Inequality and the Labyrinths of Democracy
Classical liberalism regarded universal suffrage as a mortal threat to property. So what explains the advent of liberal democracy, and how stable today is the marriage between representative govern...