The status quo tends to triumph in British referendums
Men need to stop being scared to express their masculinity in the 21st century
Prospect Team / May 26, 2015
The Nobel Prize-winning economist offers some advice to the new government
The prodigal son returns to some hard questions about the risks involved in giving away power
Ed Miliband was right about one thing: plebiscites are problematic
Aristotle's concept of magnanimity is at the heart of functioning government
Antony Beevor / May 21, 2015
States must stop trying to rewrite history
The Paradox of Liberation: Secular Revolutions and Religious Counterrevolutions, by Michael Walzer (Yale University Press, £16.99) When the Islamic Revolution erupted in Iran in 1979, secular...
The election may have been more decisive than predicted, but we still need to rewrite the rules
Willy Lam / May 21, 2015
Xi Jinping is the most authoritarian Chinese leader since Mao Zedong. But in bolstering the power of the Communist party, is he putting China's future at risk?