Articles by Brian Semple
The ongoing spat between the CIA and Nancy Pelosi over whether she was briefed by the Bush administration on waterboarding has left the speaker of the US house of representatives stuck in the...
Two Thursdays ago was St. George’s Day. It may have passed you by. The streets of central London were not noticeably busier, give or take the odd group of drunken stragglers with English flags. The...
The return to power in February of Benjamin Netanyahu seemed to signal a shift to the right by the Israeli electorate. Yet as Jo-Ann Mort highlights this week in a web exclusive for Prospect,...
Is the work of Ireland's greatest dramatist being ossified by reverence? Colin Murphy watches three productions on tour and asks Beckett’s first British publisher what the future holds
Looking to hone your appreciation of culture’s cutting edge? Try Street Fighter 4: a sublime mix of art, skill and utter silliness.
Opinion columns about Jade or whatever are the dominant media form. In fact, opinions are now the dominant form of life on Earth
What do regency romances and horror movies have in common? More then you might think judging by the latest bizarre development in the cult of Austen.
The economics profession must bear a lot of the blame for the current crisis. If it is to become useful again it must undergo an intellectual revolution—becoming both broader and more modest.
The era of transition that we are entering will be disruptive but it may bring a world where markets are servants, not masters.