June 2016 issue of Prospect Magazine (#243)
The damage to the party could be severe, no matter what the referendum result
Joshua Rozenberg / May 19, 2016
What's the difference between atrocities committed in war and outright genocide?
It never became the world language that many hoped, but some still keep the faith
Mikhail Gorbachev / May 19, 2016
The claim that "democracy is bad for Russia" is balderdash
The benefits are becoming too clear to ignore - but the system still favours employees...
Revelations about Islamic State's planning show that extremists are most likely to be...
Britain should vote to remain part of the EU. Here's why
Rana Mitter / May 16, 2016
Mao's Cultural Revolution ended over 40 years ago, but for the country's leaders fear of...
Nicholas Shaxson, Alex Cobham / May 13, 2016
Britain leads the world in offshore finance—it must reform its tax havens
Picking the wrong running mate could ruin the campaigns of Clinton and Trump
Brexit could leave the UK staring longingly at Europe
Chinese people look further afield to avoid holiday overcrowding
Too few polls seem to reach the "silent minority"
The futures of the UK and US are threatened by a partisan press and the power of big money
The leader knows he will be judged on his performance
Read all the pieces in Prospect's new Faith supplement below: Enriching...
The best shows to watch this month
The best galleries, exhibitions and other shows to see this month
The best movies to see this month
Catch up with amazing music
Awe-inspiring music around the country
Marcus du Sautoy / May 19, 2016
Understand Euclid's proof and ban people from saying "I'm bad at maths"
Elif Shafak, Charles Emmerson / May 17, 2016
Our panellists battle it out
Arts & Books
An account of becoming middle class is too pious but worth arguing with, says David...
Jeremy Noel-Tod / May 19, 2016
The famously obscure poetry of JH Prynne glitters with aphorisms and jokes
Bloomsbury, £25 Quentin Blake’s unique visual language—those swift, scratchy...
For some women turning 50 can herald a stylish rebirth, finds Jane Shilling
Alex Dean / May 19, 2016
Bloomsbury, £25 Oscar Wilde was the Victorian era’s arch aesthete: beauty, he...
St Martin's Press, £19.99 American diplomacy owes a considerable debt to the Perra...
Chris Tilbury / May 19, 2016
Oneworld, £14.99 We regularly hear about the infringement of our political rights,...
Two things obsessed Damien Hirst and friends—making money and mortality
Ian Irvine / May 19, 2016
Allen Lane, £20 “They talk as if England were not in Europe,” was Edmund...
Jonathan Cape, £17.99 Like Virginia Woolf’s Mrs Dalloway or James Joyce’s...
Viking, £14.99 When Muammar Gaddafi was overthrown in 2011, the British-Libyan...
Bodley Head, £25 “Gene” is one of the most loaded words in modern biology. Is it...
The most important factor for a good tasting chicken? Their age.
The wine lover seeking something new should keep an eye out for Lemberger
For investors prepared to try the unfamiliar, the returns can be very good
For many of my stripe, two things arrived simultaneously: smartphones and children