December 2015 issue of Prospect Magazine (#237)
Foreign aid should focus on finding jobs for people in poor countries--and Britain can...
Anatole Kaletsky / November 12, 2015
Leaving Europe could be Britain's biggest diplomatic disaster since losing America
It cannot be taken for granted that voters will keep Britain in the EU
An elusive leader, best when things are broken
Charles Goodhart, Pratyancha Pardeshi, Manoj Pradhan / November 12, 2015
The ageing of our society will reverse the trends of 30 years. Wages will rise, but...
We are better placed to cope with a crisis than in 2008, says the former head of the US...
Cathy Newman / November 12, 2015
Professional women need to trust their spouses to do the childcare--and earn a lot
Barton Swaim / November 12, 2015
A supplier of "words" has to be comfortable with insincerity
Sameer Rahim, Bronwen Maddox, Jonathan Derbyshire / November 12, 2015
The Eccles Building in Washington, D.C., which serves as the Federal Reserve System's...
William Patey / November 11, 2015
Its strength and resilience are greater than many realise, but there are real signs of...
First question—what is the Labour party for?
If Hillary can survive a nine hour Congressional grilling, she can survive anything
Finding a global agreement is difficult
Edward Docx / November 12, 2015
It's Nigel Farage's dream
Chinese people are looking for a respite from modern life
Jonathan Evans / November 12, 2015
A former head of Mi5 reviews the new Bond film
Kate Andrews, Ken Clarke / November 12, 2015
Our panellists battle it out
Serena Kutchinsky / November 12, 2015
The celebrated author explains what she would do if she ruled the world
Arts & Books
by Carla Power (Holt, £12.99) Since 9/11, hundreds of books have appeared about the...
A rackety childhood taught John le Carré to master both spying and writing, argues Jay...
Shashank Joshi / November 12, 2015
by Steven Lee Myers (Simon & Schuster, £20) In 1969, 17-year-old Vladimir Putin...
Ben Wilson / November 12, 2015
by Keith Jeffrey (Bloomsbury, £25) The history of the First World War, writes Keith...
Emran Mian / November 12, 2015
by George A Akerlof and Robert J Shiller (Princeton, £16.95) “Modern economics...
Paula Byrne / November 12, 2015
by Andrew Marr (Fourth Estate, £11.99) Andrew Marr’s triumphant We British: The...
Margaret Thatcher's triumphant second term sowed the seeds of her downfall, says Jesse...
by Frank Furedi (Bloomsbury, £20) Reading is a risky business. Or at least that is...
Mervyn King / November 12, 2015
Ben Bernanke was the right man for a crisis but Lehman was always doomed
Edith Hall / November 12, 2015
Mary Beard's colorful chronicle of Ancient Rome debunks familiar myths, says Edith Hall
Daniel Swift / November 12, 2015
by Pat Barker (Hamish Hamilton, £18.99) Pat Barker won the Booker Prize in 1995 for...
Josh Lowe / November 12, 2015
by Joe Pike (Biteback, £12.99) As the “in” and “out” campaigns square up...
Jonathan Derbyshire / November 12, 2015
by Roger Scruton (Bloomsbury, £16.99) Despite its subtitle, this book by the...
by Jane Smiley (Mantle, £18.99) In past volumes of Jane Smiley’s Last Hundred...
Peter Robins / November 12, 2015
by Jonathan Lee (Heinemann, £16.99) “There are large gaps in what is known about...
These books echo worries about the difficulty of building a diverse and cohesive society
Don DeLillo / November 12, 2015
Read our Winter roundup of novels Read our essay on a year of migrant fiction Don...
Andy Davis / November 12, 2015
Games are a very good way to demonstrate principles
There is plenty of literature supporting the acceptance of silence as resistance, as...
We’re living in a post-cool world. More evidence of global warming, I suppose.
They do make great wines in California, but to enjoy them you must take your time
Wendell Steavenson / November 12, 2015
The experimental San Sebastian chef on eating and memory