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Issue 188

November 2011

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Why hasn't Obama closed Guantánamo?

Anthony D. Romero Free entry
19th October 2011  —  Issue 188

Its existence reflects a failure to rethink the "war on terror"

Dark year proves bright for think tanks

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19th October 2011  —  Issue 188

Prospect's Think Tank of the Year Awards

Investment report: Population boom—and bust

Nick Carn
19th October 2011  —  Issue 188

Population imbalances are straining the global economy

Investment report: Population and profits

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Investment opportunities in infrastructure, food, water, commodities and energy

Just too many?

Bronwen Maddox Free entry
19th October 2011  —  Issue 188

The 20-year silence over population growth is calamitous

Investment

Andy Davis
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The flight to liquidity

The French malaise

Jonathan Fenby Free entry
19th October 2011  —  Issue 188

Did De Gaulle create a presidency that doesn't work?

Among the Russians

Edward Docx Free entry
19th October 2011  —  Issue 188

Edward Docx defends MI5 against Tolstoy's acolytes

Friendship agonistes

Lionel Shriver
19th October 2011  —  Issue 188

Friendships inflame the same passions as romance

Scenes of graphic violence

Sam Leith Free entry
19th October 2011  —  Issue 188

In Frank Miller's new comic book, two superheroes take on al Qaeda

Still powerful?

Louis Wise Free entry
3rd November 2011  —  Issue 188

Diane Arbus took photographs in nudist colonies and mental hospitals. But now that being a “freak” has acquired a mainstream gloss, has her work lost its edge?

Gaddafi: body politics

Tiffany Jenkins Free entry
24th October 2011  —  Issue 188

What will happen to the dictator's body? Will it be used to make a political statement, as the bodies of Bin Laden, Göring and Lenin were?

Interview: Vince Cable

James Macintyre Free entry
19th October 2011  —  Issue 188

James Macintyre talks to Vince Cable

Infinite jest

PJ O'Rourke Free entry
19th October 2011  —  Issue 188

The art of caricature

What do you think?

Peter Kellner
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The problem with opinion polls

Going down

Paul Johnson
19th October 2011  —  Issue 188

The coalition will not improve social mobility

The surface of Joan

Janice Turner
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Joan Collins's migraine-inducing memoir

Keep the press free

Geoffrey Robertson Free entry
19th October 2011  —  Issue 188

Don't limit freedom of speech

China diary

Mark Kitto
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Come see my statue

Europe's only fan?

Anne Applebaum Free entry
19th October 2011  —  Issue 188

Poland's election result is a relief for Europe

Health emergency in slow motion

James Elwes Free entry
19th October 2011  —  Issue 188

We are facing a global pandemic of diabetes—made worse by the unnecessary lack of insulin

The month in science

Anjana Ahuja
19th October 2011  —  Issue 188

A readers’ competition and a milestone in commercial space travel

Odes to joy

David Benedict Free entry
19th October 2011  —  Issue 188

A new retrospective rightly puts musicals back in the spotlight

In search of Europe

Julian Evans Free entry
19th October 2011  —  Issue 188

European literature moves east

The sound of Australia

Alexandra Coghlan
19th October 2011  —  Issue 188

The best chamber orchestra on Earth

The month in books

Fatema Ahmed
19th October 2011  —  Issue 188

November's highlights

Try this at home

Adam Gopnik Free entry
19th October 2011  —  Issue 188

What can we expect from elBulli's new cookbook?

Wine

Barry Smith
19th October 2011  —  Issue 188

Beaujolais—not just Nouveau

Sporting life

David Goldblatt Free entry
19th October 2011  —  Issue 188

The acrobatics of cycling

Pavilion

Diriye Osman Free entry
19th October 2011  —  Issue 188

A new short story by Diriye Osman

If I ruled the world: Steven Pinker

Steven Pinker Free entry
19th October 2011  —  Issue 188

We should stop idealising the past and appreciate the present. The world is much less violent than it used to be

Prospect recommends: November

Prospect Free entry
19th October 2011  —  Issue 188

Six things to do this month

Diary

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The Labour party Down Under, Boris's modest brother and the government video that tackles Greek myths

In fact

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Cliff Richard calendars, the state of our hedgehogs and Japan's adult adoptees

Letters

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Blaming diplomas, natural capital and delusions of violence

Big bangs

Ian Irvine Free entry
19th October 2011  —  Issue 188

Bonfire night

Editorial: From taboo to Tolstoy

Bronwen Maddox
19th October 2011  —  Issue 188

Bronwen Maddox introduces the latest issue of Prospect







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