March 2016 issue of Prospect Magazine (#240)
Deirdre McCloskey / February 18, 2016
Real average income per person in the world is rising faster than ever before
He has not changed his mind in 30 years. That is rigidity, not consistency
Swaran Singh / February 18, 2016
Most Britons, of all backgrounds, try their best
Leaders shape history less than they think—with some exceptions
Justice Malala / February 18, 2016
The South African president is much to blame for his country's woes
John Springford , Simon Tilford / February 18, 2016
Britain's real obstacle lies at home
Bronwen Maddox / February 18, 2016
Britain has to maintain its international standing on a reduced budget, says Philip...
Anton Shekhovtsov , Peter Pomerantsev / February 18, 2016
The young democracies of central Europe are threatened by their leaders
Gordon and Lawrence Summers both make the same mistake
Philip Ball / February 17, 2016
Might cancer be a natural part of a cell's landscape?
He is mistaken in equating inequality and poverty
Young Chinese businesses, free of government control, are the future
America's "dark money"
Voters are more content than during the later stages of the last Labour government
Ben Judah / February 18, 2016
Boris has made a playground for billionaires, and ignored homelessness
Jessica Abrahams / February 11, 2016
It is anticipated by many, but built upon unwelcome foundations
Test your wits with Prospect's challenging monthly crossword
I'd hold off colonising Mars—but ensure women get heard
Clare Foges , Oliver Kamm / February 18, 2016
Our panellists battle it out
Extracts from memoirs and diaries
Arts & Books
Francesca Wade / April 21, 2016
Bloomsbury, £25 Thomas De Quincey, wrote the magazine John Bull in 1824, was the...
Miranda France / February 18, 2016
The playful fiction of Javier Marias is brilliantly funny
Ivan Hewett / February 18, 2016
Pierre Boulez's musical works were a beautifully decorated cul-de-sac
Allen Lane, £30 “What on earth is going on in Scotland?” This question is eagerly...
Houman Barekat / February 18, 2016
Verso, £9.99 The American writer Ta-Nehisi Coates rose to prominence in 2014 with a...
Luke Maxted / February 18, 2016
Atlantic, £18.99 Ian Buruma’s varied education (Chinese literature at Leiden and...
Peter Robins / February 18, 2016
Faber, £12,99 Cycle couriers have accumulated glamour even as much of their work has...
Jonathan Powell / February 18, 2016
When dealing with dictators we shouldn't forget our long-term interests, argues Jonathan...
Anthony Cummins / February 18, 2016
Harvill Secker, £16.99 Tim Parks often writes about Italy, where he lives, but his...
Ben Wilson / February 18, 2016
Macmillan, £30 At the outset of his monumental study, David Cesarani laments the...
Jessica Abrahams / February 18, 2016
Atlantic, £20 For those who grew up gorging on the rich rhetoric of Christopher...
Existentialists had good questions and great times
Chris Tilbury / February 18, 2016
Elliot and Thompson, £16.99 “The land on which we live has always shaped us. It...
"There’s nothing so dangerous in a marriage as attempting to bring an outside...