The Barnett formula raises all sorts of questions about how public spending is distributed around the UK. But we should think twice before abandoning it
The Mayor has amused residents of the capital—and earned their respect
Jonathan Evans / November 13, 2014
Sort out global poverty and hire Pope Francis
Robert Darnton’s history of censorship is vividly written, but sometimes he is just too sympathetic to his subjects
John Law / November 7, 2014
"Given how close we came to losing the Union, we ought to have the courage to choose the more radical option"
Events and writing exploring how Britain should run itself
Bronwen Maddox / November 5, 2014
There is hope for the Democrats in years to come, but that is little comfort to Obama, who is more boxed in than ever
Louise Mensch / November 4, 2014
Obama: effective leader in trying times, or weak and ineffectual? This response to Sam Tanenhaus's defence of Obama will be published as a letter in Prospect's December issue, out next week Sam...
William McCants / November 4, 2014
Republicans have tried to attack the President's party on the issue of terrorism, but they may just end up helping him
Paul Routledge / October 31, 2014
The party must reconnect with the concerns of its traditional voters before it's too late