In New Left Review’s 50th anniversary year, the Guardian editorial page has praised the journal:
Although published every couple of months, the journal often presents a fresh analysis of events and regions that much of the press cannot be fagged even to report. Its coverage of China over the past few years has been unparalleled, and it has retained a commitment to covering the global south that other parts of the media have forsaken. It has covered economics with a range and seriousness a million miles away from the up-shares, down-shares style of business reportage. Yet for a journal often found in university libraries, it is always better written than the latest number of the Journal of Comparative European Tedium, or other academic journals – as might be expected from a roster of contributors that includes Tariq Ali, Mike Davis and Perry Anderson.
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See the New Left Review’s 50th anniversary issue.