Charlotte Higgins / March 30, 2020
From Homer to Thucydides, plague provided a backdrop for drama
The publication has a sublime—even smug—self-confidence in its elite liberal worldview. So how is it coping with our populist moment?
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
As other countries hurtle toward disaster, South Korea looks like the safer and smarter place to be. So what can other governments learn about how to handle coronavirus?
As the coronavirus pandemic spreads, two economics heavyweights debate the proposition. Replies will be updated in real time
Digging in for a sustained effort to protect communities and businesses (this piece features in Prospect's upcoming policy report)
Reading a book—not listening to it—has become its own sort of status symbol
Elites pretend class power does not exist
Ian Irvine / March 5, 2020
Vermouth in a glass 1903 Lt-Col Newnham-Davis describes a Venetian breakfast: “Begin with a Vermouth Amaro in lieu of a cocktail. For hors d’oeuvres have a few small crabs cold, mashed up with...
Rachel Sylvester / March 5, 2020
Labour may have lost the last four national elections, but the party is in power in city halls across the country