August 2013 issue of Prospect Magazine (#209)
The vote could be closer than you think
Nothing polarises opinion like private schools
University admissions are a sensitive issue, and rightly so
The north of Iraq is everything the rest of the country is not: safe, prosperous and...
Global politics are still shaped by five seismic events in a single year
No one has dared solve the eurozone’s central problem
No one will respect MPs unless they stand up for reasonable pay
When the US stops its printing presses, the EU must start its own
China’s elderly population now totals 185m. How will the country cope?
If anything is moral in war, this technology is at the friendlier end
Prospect’s counter-factual column
Should Scotland break away from the rest of the UK? As Andrew Marr makes clear, the...
Extracts from memoirs and diaries
Science and Technology
Arts & Books
Leavis has important and enduring things to say about the mechanics of intellectual...
Amartya Sen talks to Prospect's Jonathan Derbyshire
To dismiss the benefits of psychiatry is arrogant, ignorant and dangerous
George Packer’s new book unconsciously exposes the failings of American liberalism
Jane Campion’s strange and brilliant films—and her new television series Top of the...
Zareer Masani explores the life of Tony Blair's spiritual ancestor
Bulgakov: Diaries and Selected Letters trans. Roger Cockrell (Alma, £18.99) “Of...