The writ of the courts still runs—for now. But Trump is remaking the American bench, and destroying the norms on which democracy depends
We need the tonic of wildness. Poets know it. Gardeners know it. Dog walkers know it. Why did it take the medical profession so long to figure it out?
The former prime minister's doctrine of liberal interventionism shaped two decades of conflict. Now, as the west's power is waning, he says it needs updating
Prospect salutes the scientists, philosophers and writers reshaping our times—and asks for your help choosing our 2019 winners
The humble loaf has become a fashionable badge of identity. But do we really know our sliced white from our sourdough?
Thatcherism set in motion perpetual revolution in every area of British life—except the Tory Party, whose ideas are still frozen in the 1980s. Regime change in Downing Street must now be a prompt...
Many communities are missing out in material terms—but they still have a strong spirit. Renewal begins when it’s tapped. (This supplement was produced in partnership with the Joseph Rowntree...
The understated wisdom of Alice in Wonderland and Little Red Riding Hood
Hostages, espionage and a global trade war—how a Chinese telecoms company is trying to conquer the world
H Kennedy and J Sumption / July 12, 2019
Is the Human Rights Act a vital safeguard or inherently undemocratic? Two of Britain's finest legal minds go head-to-head