March 2015 issue of Prospect Magazine (#228)
James Bone / February 19, 2015
A game theorist leads Greece's challenge to the austerity doctrine imposed by Berlin. But...
Liberalism is the secret ingredient of British politics—and history. But though there...
Liberal instincts unite us more than they divide us
Meg Russell / February 19, 2015
The Scottish referendum raised all sorts of questions about the purpose of the House of...
Four reasons why the region may extract itself from chaos
David Loyn / February 19, 2015
Afghanistan is more stable than for decades—but we'll have to pay to keep it that way
Lucy Tobin / February 22, 2015
With interest rates so low, tax-free savings are more important than ever
Prospect Team / February 22, 2015
© Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire/Press Association Images Investors face an extraordinary...
Ruth Jackson / February 19, 2015
Financial markets hate uncertainty, which could be an issue this year
Further sanctions would torpedo a deal—even though there's logic to the call
Prospect's counter-factual column
Gerry Adams is riding the anti-austerity wave
The younger generation wants sexual liberation—but has got a backlash
"Safe" investments have vanished
Anne Richards / February 19, 2015
Look at companies, not economies
Norman Lamont / February 19, 2015
QE might be creating a credit bubble
Lucian Cook / February 19, 2015
House prices in London won’t rise this year—but there are still investment...
James Sproule / February 19, 2015
The UK cannot protect itself from developments in the eurozone
Big companies may be hard to tax properly, but does that mean we should let them...
Non-ideological times like ours cause ideological politics to appear on the outskirts
Anatole Kaletsky / February 18, 2015
Since he has none of his own
I can't wait for the day when Amnesty International closes down, says its UK Director
Fay Weldon / February 19, 2015
"A morality tale: if guilt is to the soul what pain is to the body."
Arts & Books
Sarah Kane's plays have been overshadowed by their violence and her suicide. But as well...
Daniel Swift / February 19, 2015
Odysseus Abroad by Amit Chaudhuri (Oneworld, £14.99) It is a common move in...
Sameer Rahim / February 19, 2015
Young Eliot: From St Louis to The Waste Land by Robert Crawford (Jonathan Cape,...
Barnaby Rogerson / February 19, 2015
The Fall of the Ottomans: The Great War in the Middle East—1914-1920 by Eugene Rogan...
Kazuo Ishiguro's brilliant new novel is a quest set in post-Roman Britain that asks big...
For 20 years Hutton has railed against Anglo-Saxon capitalism and lauded the European...
An inmate's riveting account of life in Guantanamo Bay raises serious questions about why...
Philip Ball / February 19, 2015
To Explain the World: The Discovery of Modern Science by Steven Weinberg (Allen Lane,...
Josh Lowe / February 19, 2015
Cameron’s Coup by Polly Toynbee and David Walker (Guardian/Faber, £9.99) Where did...
Book review: 'The Age of the Crisis of Man: Thought and Fiction in America, 1933–1973' by Mark Greif
Francesca Wade / February 19, 2015
The Age of the Crisis of Man: Thought and Fiction in America, 1933–1973 by Mark Greif...
Jessica Abrahams / February 19, 2015
Who Cooked Adam Smith’s Dinner? by Katrine Marçal (Portobello, £12.99) “How do...
Rana Mitter / February 18, 2015
The China-Pakistan Axis: Asia’s New Geopolitics by Andrew Small (Hurst & Co.,...
If we’re unlucky, one of the “words of 2015” is going to be deflation
Some you win. Some you lose. You can’t make someone stay in therapy.
That’s a casual cigarette, not a cigarette cigarette. Different thing.
Georgians have kept their culture despite millennia of invasion and occupation by...