Out now: NLR 62, the March-April issue
Some highlights include:
As the British general election approaches, a balance-sheet of New Labour’s thirteen years in office. The record of Blair and Brown—imperial wars abroad, subservience to the City at home—as so many reasons to cheer their downfall. Tony Wood is the author of Chechnya: The Case for Independence
From The Invention of Paris: the changing face of Paris, seen through the eyes of its leading radical publisher. Geographies of growth and resistance, from medieval walled city to alienated banlieue, via German occupation and végétalisation.
Responding to Sternhell, Gabriel Piterberg insists on Israel’s comparability to other settler-colonial projects—as well as on the specificities, historical and ideological, of the Zionist enterprise. Gabriel Piterberg is the author of The Returns of Zionism.
A world-systems perspective on the post-2008 crash, seeing in present imbalances a conjunction of cyclical downturn and secular trends, and highlighting the nature of coming struggles for another, better order. Immanuel Wallerstein is the author of Historical Capitalism with Capitalist Civilization, with Etienne Balibar, Race, Nation, Class: Ambiguous Identities, and with Giovanni Arrighi and Terence K. Hopkins, Antisystemic Movements.