November 2017 issue of Prospect Magazine (#260)
Sophie Grove / October 11, 2017
The French capital's traditional reputation is being ripped up—again
Nicholas Timmins / October 10, 2017
Enthusiastic crowds queued to buy Beveridge's plan for a welfare state. How would a...
Jean H Lee / October 10, 2017
The North Korean leader has realised bad behaviour gets attention. If Trump wants to push...
Jeffrey Lewis / October 10, 2017
The US has forgotten the cold logic of nuclear diplomacy. Time to remember it
Daniel Tomlinson / October 9, 2017
Definitions of class are complex and contested. But it appears Labour is still the party...
Britain's unions have been on the slide for 40 years. But with new campaigns and a...
Sameer Rahim / October 6, 2017
The mastermind behind the shows that have defined British comedy for a generation,...
A Dutchman reflects on what he’s learnt by living in Britain for the last six...
Daniella Peled / October 6, 2017
The museum is located in the occupied West Bank. 100 years after the Balfour Declaration,...
Stuart Ward / October 6, 2017
Time for Britons to relinquish the empire state of mind
Kimberly Bradley / October 11, 2017
Austria’s relationship with the far-right is dramatically different to Germany’s
Alex Dean / October 11, 2017
The "brain behind Brexit" fears that it's already turning into a disaster
Jane Kinninmont / October 10, 2017
Until recently, Saudi Arabia did little to promote its public image in the west. Now, its...
Ben Wallace / October 10, 2017
From individuals, to businesses in the private sector and government, we all have a...
Liam Aldous / October 9, 2017
Spain needs to start talking about its national identity—and, yes, allowing more...
Adam Tomkins / October 9, 2017
Don't knock the British constitution. It always moves on, and allows us to do the same
Joseph E. Stiglitz / October 9, 2017
By finally daring to tell a new economic story that puts investment first, Labour is...
Tom Clark / October 12, 2017
How does the world see Britain—and how does it see itself? Prospect editor Tom Clark...
Extracts from memoirs and diaries show it's always been complicated
Melanie Luhrmann / October 10, 2017
Our time on the sofa (and the commute) is the problem
Kendall and Lieven / September 25, 2017
Is Vladimir Putin's Russia a threat to the liberal west? Our contributors duke it out
Arts & Books
Neil Norman / October 12, 2017
Nico Muhly's Marnie is a must-see, alongside Semiramide and The Rake's Progress
Michael Coveney / October 12, 2017
The best new plays in London and Manchester
Anjana Ahuja / October 12, 2017
A festival of social science—and a new exhibition about venom
Adrian Woolfson / October 11, 2017
Daniel Everett argues instead that language is a cultural invention
A new book, The Epic City, traces the city's literary heritage
Sameer Rahim / October 11, 2017
An Odyssey follows Mendelsohn’s father Jay, who in his eighties decides to complete the...
Emma Critchon-Miller / October 11, 2017
The shows to book now at the Tate Modern, Tate Liverpool and Royal Scottish Academy
Andy Pollak / October 11, 2017
Admire or detest him, Adams is probably the most important figure in Irish politics over...
Sian Norris / October 11, 2017
Cynthia Cockburn visits Kurdish, Somali, Tamil, Sudanese and Syrian refugee women living...
Julie McDowall / October 11, 2017
A new book by Oona A Hathaway and Scott J Shapiro explores the history of the...
Neil Armstrong / October 11, 2017
This is Going to Hurt is a difficult read—especially if you have a medical procedure...
Richard McNeill Douglas / October 11, 2017
Monbiot’s enemy is individualism, the “religion of our times”
The cartoon trolls are a children's favourite. But, as a new exhibition reveals, they...
Hillary Clinton was a flawed candidate who never connected with the whole of America. How...
Philip Ball / October 9, 2017
What can evolution tell us, if anything, about human achievements in the arts? Not as...
The truth is that what writers do—the important part—is pretty boring
Wendell Steavenson / October 10, 2017
At the edge of the vegetable plot was a deep entangled jungle of cherry tomato vines. I...
The BBC newsreader on Bach, football, and why Ulysses is the most over-rated book of all...
Barry Smith / October 9, 2017
The same white wine can seem fine to one person and too acidic to another. Why?
Anna Blundy / October 9, 2017
There are challenges to long-distance therapy. But it also allows sessions to take place...