February 2014 issue of Prospect Magazine (#215)
If newspapers die, will we lose anything?
The author asks if people of a certain age should embrace the quiet life
“One thing I have learned about China is that there is always something to worry...
Wages have not risen above inflation for three decades—but that may change
It has cornered the market in protest votes
Prospect’s counter-factual column
Bring on education - and peanut butter
Russians are remembering their communist past with fondness
What does it mean when politicians apologise?
Councils are little more than agencies of Whitehall
Science and Technology
Arts & Books
Bobby Henline, Iraq veteran and sole survivor of an IED blast in 2007: recent...
Moore's females are both ageing and strengthening and so too is her literary talent.
Alcoholism, narcotics and psychoanalysis in memoir form.
The end of a centuries-old dream
Why are books about English grammar and correct usage so popular?
A Marxist intellectual accessing mainstream economics
“I’m really scared that I’ll think it’s shit. That’s my ultimate fear with my...
The beauty of literature found within coding.
I hate being late, and yet I constantly am. Consider the morning routine. We have a...
Even thinking of myself as a stuck record makes me feel ancient. My children have never...
If sherry strikes you as antiquated, something left at the back of the drinks cabinet,...