Ken Livingstone's comments were contemptible. So how come so many people—and news channels—wanted him to keep repeating them?
In Prospect's new podcast Sameer Rahim talks to philosopher John Gray about the varieties of atheism on offer in the modern world
Effective and popular, now’s the time to build on the wage with a full low pay strategy
The will of the people in its purest form leaves little room for the rule of law
Frances Ryan / May 22, 2018
A new report, built on the most extensive research yet, confirms what we knew: that sanctions don't work. Why is the focus on following the rules, not helping the vulnerable?
Harvard’s celebrated political philosopher weighs in on Brexit, the state of economics and the value of arguing everything over
This is a scandal that has rolled uphill. Unless urgent action is takedown, the breakdown of trust between Labour and the Jewish community could get worse
The new Benedict Cumberbatch drama directly confronts the problem without glamorising it. This is sadly all too rare
Steve Bloomfield / May 21, 2018
Ken Isaacs, Trump's nominee, is fond of anti-Muslim Tweets and thinks Austria and Switzerland should build a wall to keep out migrants. But he'll almost certainly get the job—and that's where the...
Even if the vote isn’t until 2022, Britain will not have completed the exit process by the time it arrives