May 2018 issue of Prospect Magazine (#266)
Schona Jolly / April 19, 2018
Departure will remove vitally important safeguards
Will Self / April 19, 2018
As long as you can cope with corpses playing jazz with human bones
The looming withdrawal of rights in Britain is so unusual, it is hard to see how it will...
The Bank's mild-mannered Chief Economist, Andy Haldane, is bringing in some unlikely new...
The Archbishop of Brexit is edging closer towards the leadership of a country which...
David Maddox / April 17, 2018
Their movement has finally found its man: Jacob Rees-Mogg
As the North and South Korean leaders hold an historic summit, read Jean H Lee on the...
Prospect Team / April 14, 2018
From clipping the wings of the property market to re-assessing the place of the banks,...
Tom Clark / April 14, 2018
In this month's issue, Howard Reed says we need to rebuild economics from its very...
Linda Yueh / April 13, 2018
Smith, Marx and Ricardo are giants of economic theory. Here, economics professor Linda...
Howard Reed / April 13, 2018
Until we ditch the old textbook, we'll never face up to the challenges of the modern...
Sian Norris / April 12, 2018
While the Republic of Ireland prepares for a referendum on the 8th amendment, British...
By making so many voters angry, Trump will succeed where Clinton failed—and get...
Catherine Elton / April 17, 2018
Siblings at war
The people may have spoken, but Westminster will decide
The relationship between privation and poshness has reached a royal climax
Charlotte Lydia Riley / April 3, 2018
Founded in 1969 for those who could not study for a traditional degree, Britain’s...
There's nothing shameful about growing up. In fact, embracing the reality of getting...
The novelist tells Prospect what happens if you take too much LSD
Tom Clark / April 18, 2018
63 per cent of Jews voted blue in 2017; 85 per cent of Muslims voted red
Ian Irvine / April 17, 2018
Nero competed in the four-horse chariot race using a 10-horse chariot; Trump also...
"I wonder endlessly what sort of world my grandchildren will inherit"—Henry Marsh answers Prospect's questions
Prospect Team / April 16, 2018
In this month's brief encounter, the brain surgeon says we have to be optimistic about...
C Rentzenbrink, J Ball / April 16, 2018
In this month's duel, Cathy Rentzenbrink and James Ball go head-to-head
Charlotte Runcie / April 14, 2018
Neil Norman / April 14, 2018
From the ROH to glorious Glyndebourne
Works from Andrew Haigh, Michel Hazanavicius and Angelina Jolie
"One of the most beautiful works in the canon"—the classical music performances to look out for this month
Alexandra Coghlan / April 14, 2018
Performances "vast in musical scope and phantasmagorical imagination"
Michael Coveney / April 14, 2018
From the Old Vic to Liverpool Everyman
Emma Crichton-Miller / April 14, 2018
From Dulwich Gallery to the Yorkshire Sculpture Park
Arts & Books
Hashi Mohamed / April 19, 2018
'The Secret Barrister' lifts the lid on a mysterious world
Edith Hall / April 19, 2018
This arresting novel needs more sex
Richard English / April 18, 2018
A former British army officer is sceptical
Whether he was conducting, composing or communicating, Bernstein was a stylish innovator
Margaret Thatcher and the Express were unlikely supporters of the early European project
Jefferson was a slave-holder who urged permanent revolution. He doesn’t deserve acclaim
Fran Boait / April 17, 2018
Public value must come back into economic thinking
Our cities have a democratic deficit
This book isn't a bridge too far for the historian
Andy Davis / April 19, 2018
Who are you, exactly?
One man above all came to embody the notion of what it is to be a French chef—so I went...
Who have you been pretending to be for all these years? For older patients, it's all...