May 2016 issue of Prospect Magazine (#242)
Our preoccupation with gender identity is a cultural step backwards. For me, the self...
After decades of struggle, Aung San Suu Kyi is poised to lead Burma into a democratic...
Who knew a career in music could last so long? Now approaching 75, Bob Dylan is still...
Simon Taylor, Bronwen Maddox / April 21, 2016
Hinkley Point C is an expensive gamble—especially for the customers
Iain Duncan Smith had big ideas for improving social justice in the UK. How much did he...
Owen Hatherley / April 21, 2016
The capital's long evolution has gone horribly wrong. But we have solved worse crises
Ruth Dudley Edwards / April 21, 2016
The Irish public's considered commemoration of the Easter Rising reveals a country that...
Hillary may win—but she is twenty years too late
The city now has the "whiff of St Petersburg circa 1914"
The party's local election challenge couldn't be greater
Nicholas Shaxson / April 21, 2016
There's another much bigger problem with off-shore financial centres
The big argument that Labour should make
Bim Afolami / April 21, 2016
A new book sets out the dangers of the "winner takes all" society
The word "culture" remains very sensitive
Alan Rusbridger / April 19, 2016
Journalism cannot ignore the digital future
Why Boris Johnson has made "a really bad decision"
Toby Young, Lisa Freedman / April 21, 2016
Toby Young and Lisa Freedman battle it out
Karl Ove Knausgaard / April 20, 2016
The problem is not immigration, it's the way we deal with it
Arts & Books
Diane Roberts / April 21, 2016
Syrians are thinking creatively about how to rebuild their country
Years of loose monetary policy has left us vulnerable to another financial crisis, says...
Frances Wilson / April 21, 2016
The maid's romantic adventures are the centre of the action
Fleet, £16.99 It seemed scandalous that, until last year’s award of the Royal...
The Borough Press, £14.99 We think of Jane Austen as a painter of literary...
Verso, £14.99 Benedict Anderson’s Imagined Communities was an unlikely...
Chris Tilbury / April 21, 2016
Allen Lane, £16.99 Since Niccolò Machiavelli’s The Prince was published in...
Tanjil Rashid / April 21, 2016
Penguin, £12.99 AO Scott’s Better Living Through Criticism presents a problem...
Vicky Pryce / April 21, 2016
Harvard University Press, £22.95 Branko Milanovic’s new book is a welcome...
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, £25 The world began speeding up in the 1850s and it...
Microsoft owes it to the world to put "Tay" back online
"I'm stunned when people take seriously what I say socially"
"There are few guarantees for investors—but the company behind the bonds I looked at...