Post-war British architecture often gets a bad rap. But it wasn’t all concrete and cars—some, like my father Peter Self, wanted to created urban living spaces on a human scale
Between silent factories and struggling shops, there’s poverty and even hunger. But there’s also a steadfast community spirit which holds the key to turning this town around. Jennifer Williams's...
Hephzibah Anderson / June 13, 2019
As shops shutter, it is not only local economies but the sense of place and community that is imperilled. In an era of online retail, how can the high street fight back?
India's cricket captain is the very model of a modern, newly-assertive and economically successful power
Alice Bell / June 12, 2019
Language isn't everything but finding the right vocabulary is important
You want your doctor to treat you as an individual. But clinical practice is warped by dubious—and sometimes outright dangerous— ideas about race
Solving climate change needn't wreck the economy. In fact, it's the smartest way to fix it
Jack Losh / June 8, 2019
A small, landlocked nation, the Central African Republic has been blighted by a succession of vicious conflicts since gaining independence from France in 1960. Now, a former military attorney general...
AN Devers / May 9, 2019
Jeanette Winterson’s inventive fiction has always pushed boundaries. She tells AN Devers why her new novel is taking on gender-fluidity and the rise of humanoid robots
Prospect Team / May 9, 2019
In the days before Amazon algorithms served up your next read, one of the joys of reading was serendipity. As writers assemble in Britain’s town of books, speakers at Hay tell us about a chance...