Philip Ball / March 24, 2020
Social distancing, self-isolation, city-wide lockdowns—they can only do so much. In order to stop Covid-19 in its tracks, we need a vaccine. So, how long will we have to wait?
Nesrine Malik / March 3, 2020
Charges of genocide and crimes against humanity couldn’t topple him, but a rise in the price of bread eventually spelt the end
In Glenrothes, the best work in town is with Raytheon. But with Britain's arms sales to countries like Saudi Arabia under intense scrutiny, locals face a difficult decision
Emma Hartley / March 3, 2020
In the last 10 years, there has been an extraordinary increase in teenagers seeking to transition from female to male. What's behind it—and has the NHS been too quick to find a solution?
Stephen Whittle / March 3, 2020
The growth in requests to transition is due to information being more readily available, empowering many young people to recognise what is behind their feelings
As the EU’s new trade boss, Irishman Phil Hogan has the power to determine the UK’s economic future. What will he do with it?
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...
He wants to be the man who unites the Labour party. But to understand Starmer, we should look not to his political career—but to his legal one
She is one of England’s greatest novelists, but the author of Middlemarch also deserves to be remembered as one of the country’s finest philosophers