Dangis Gudelis (MRUNI): Reconsidering Liberalism: An Approach to Ideologies, Democracy, and Political Parties. From the Journal of World-Systems Research, a special section on Giovanni Arrighi's The Long Twentieth Century. A review of Thinking the Twentieth Century by Tony Judt with Timothy Snyder (and more and more and more and more and more and more). From New Left Review, Dylan Riley on Tony Judt: A cooler look (and more by Eric Hobsbawm). A review of Fanaticism: On the Uses of an Idea by Alberto Toscano. Why don’t liberals write big books anymore? Michael Kazin wants to know. Walter Russell Mead on the once and future liberalism: We need to get beyond the dysfunctional and outdated ideas of 20th-century liberalism. David Goodhart on the last hope for the left: The liberal, secular world view may hold sway over western elites, but it is struggling to answer the conservative challenge. Samir Amin reviews The Modern World System IV: Centrist Liberalism Triumphant, 1789–1914 by Immanuel Wallerstein. Ben Alpers on Tony Judt, Francis Fukuyama and the last twentieth-century ideology standing.

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