Articles by Tom Clark
With pandemics, there is no sustainable alternative to working across borders
From drug-dealer dress to shutting down parliament, his contempt for the old ways helped him navigate the baffling and boring crisis of Brexit. But this time we really care—and No 10 will pay a...
Our writers survey the pandemic and ask: what now—and what next?
Women and those at the bottom of the wage range are the worst affected
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