Articles by Alex Dean
Alex Dean / May 19, 2016
Bloomsbury, £25 Oscar Wilde was the Victorian era’s arch aesthete: beauty, he thought, was valuable for its own sake. This set him apart from the puritanism of his day. So original was Wilde...
And Jo is “the clever” Johnson—not Boris
The leader knows he will be judged on his performance
"The polls could be showing information that is correct, but irrelevant"
Read more from Prospect's "The Future of Cities" supplement Cities are of crucial importance to the future of Britain—they are also in a constant state of flux. As set out in the data below,...
Why Boris Johnson has made "a really bad decision"
Alex Dean / April 14, 2016
His speech sounded like a compromise. That's a strength, but eurosceptic left-wingers won't like it
Britain's "Nudge Unit" persuades 100,000 people to sign up for organ donation a year
Bloomsbury, £17.99 The 17th century was “the epoch in the history of the human mind.” This is the bold claim put forward by AC Grayling in his new book The Age of Genius. Grayling, a Prospect...
The philosophy of autonomous vehicles