Articles by Tom Clark
The lockdown, however necessary, will produce not only huge economic losses but deep social scars
Tom Clark / March 27, 2020
While the epidemiology of the disease is still unfolding, the ruinous economics of the treatment is already clear. Our politicians will end up condemned no matter what course they take
Our cover story this month starkly exposes how Britain became complicit in humanitarian crimes
The French economist with a celebrated theory of inequality is back—this time with a theory of everything in 1,100 pages. But is he, Paul Krugman asks Prospect, sufficient a polymath to pull it...
Tom Clark / February 13, 2020
A power-hungry prime minister removes yet another check on his rule. It is theatre worthy of Trump. But the history books suggest he could soon pay a price
The government now has power to swipe away inconvenient safeguards. Vigilance is required
Comparing the political histories of Mansfield and Huntingdon throws England’s realignment into sharp relief—and raises dark questions for Labour about whether it can ever rebuild the “red...
Boris Johnson has routed Labour. But his victory could turn out to contain the seeds of its own destruction