December 2016 issue of Prospect Magazine (#249)
Here, you can find Prospect's new report Brexit Britain: the trade challenge....
With Greenspan and the economy, a lot of knowledge proved to be a dangerous thing
Christian Wolmar / November 17, 2016
Self-driving cars are a distraction from a transport policy that puts people first. So...
Uta Staiger, Nicholas Wright / November 17, 2016
Meet the people who will deal the cards that could seal Britain's fate—on Europe's...
Various / November 16, 2016
Poets, princes and an island apart
Ruth Dudley Edwards / November 16, 2016
The border dividing Northern Ireland from the South has been a problem for years. If it...
Andrew Dickson / November 15, 2016
The question of "trans" is at the heart of a new culture war. But if we look at the box...
In Syria's war, perception is everything. There is no objective reality—except the...
Martin Woollacott / November 14, 2016
For better or worse, the US has led the world. Trump threatens to change that
Adam Tomkins / November 11, 2016
Individual states might resist him, but in Washington he will have great power
Bill Emmott / November 18, 2016
Matteo Renzi has put Italy's future—and that of the euro—at stake in a referendum
You can sometimes get what you want—but if you do, expect trouble
Philippe Legrain / November 16, 2016
The belief that the UK can go it alone defies economics, geography and the law
Laura Gardiner / November 15, 2016
What the Autumn Statement should say
Putin spies an opportunity for some sorely-needed conversations
Thomas Frank / November 14, 2016
By grappling with class, however crudely, the President-elect has smashed a smug...
Susan Greenfield / November 17, 2016
The shows to see
Robert Rauschenberg, Joan Eardley and Zaha Hadid
Anjana Ahuja / November 17, 2016
"Prepare to have your perceptions challenged and your brain fooled"
John Appleby / November 17, 2016
The General Medical Council has warned a crunch is coming, and polls suggest the public...
The must-see performances
Alexandra Coghlan / November 17, 2016
"You know the soloist is special when the Royal Opera’s music director Antonio Pappano...
Our writer's top picks
Ian Irvine / November 17, 2016
Extracts from memoirs and diaries
Tom Clark / November 16, 2016
Our Editor warns of the dangers of Trump—but also the dangers of reacting against him...
Ed Miliband, Michael Gove / November 11, 2016
Two contributors battle it out
Arts & Books
Edith Hall / November 17, 2016
How can Rowan Williams reconcile his Christianity with the Greek tragic vision?
Saul David / November 17, 2016
"As recently as 1992 the size of the British Army was 145,000; now it is just 82,000"
Chris Tilbury / November 17, 2016
"This is not your average book about football"
"Perhaps part of the reason she was able to write this novel about Brexit so soon after...
Manjit Kumar / November 17, 2016
Physicist Rovelli is a charming, thought-provoking tour guide as he takes us on “a...
If Middle Eastern countries can accept free-market “soft power” ideas, they may...
DJ Taylor—who calls himself a "snobographer"—has an enjoyable, lively style
Fatema Ahmed / November 16, 2016
One hundred years after Saki's death in the Great War, his stories are still wickedly...
"Clarke doesn’t just come across as thick-skinned; he is resolutely unreflective"
A politician more interested in striking deals than posturing? He belongs to another age
Sam Tanenhaus / November 14, 2016
The Nobel committee was right to place him in the company of wonderful writers
"There is a vast difference between feeling persecuted by loss or trauma and...
"Green's work on the ruder end of the language spectrum feels especially current now that...
Almost 20 years since the Good Friday Agreement, there are now a few good restaurants in...
"Inflation will breach the Bank's 2 per cent target rate but when it does the Bank is...