The Monthly Digest: July 2018


The Monthly Digest: July 2018
In June LARB published a number of articles that explore the merits of what may be the most fragile of political systems — democracy — and tackle the dangers facing it around the world. Below you will find in-depth reviews of works of political science and on-the-ground reports of dissident movements and clandestine insurgencies, considerations of tyranny in classics of world literature and urgent calls for vigilance by political leaders. — LARB

From Nixon to Trump: Metastases of Cultural Power
Carl Freedman – June 4, 2018
Carl Freedman examines the cultural power dynamics that link Nixon and Trump…. As always, we hope the material we publish will both challenge and inspire you, and perhaps stir you to action.