Zoom out and take a longer view, and there are good reasons to muster a new confidence for the 2020s
Should works of art be bought and sold like potatoes? Or are they, like the best presents, items on which no real price can be placed?
How Brexiteer Tim Martin turned Wetherspoon into a national institution—that even Remainers love
As part of Prospect's Books of the Year special, we round up the best offerings in philosophy, sociology and fresh thinking
As Britain goes to the polls, the Belgians are turning to randomly-chosen representatives. Could they do any better?
Roderick Floud / November 10, 2019
Gardening isn’t just a relaxing pastime—it’s a hugely profitable industry with a long English history
The inside story of the movement behind the man—and why, whoever wins the electoral battle, the Left is winning the war
Barbara Speed / September 4, 2019
The government's story of falling vaccination rates isn't the full picture
The writer on her memories of childhood, the fight against populism—and why she writes to metal
Hephzibah Anderson / June 13, 2019
As shops shutter, it is not only local economies but the sense of place and community that is imperilled. In an era of online retail, how can the high street fight back?