September 2018 issue of Prospect Magazine (#270)
For years, patients have been told that an early diagnosis can save their life. What if...
She has a reputation for being a different kind of Conservative—but just how far can...
Is the president a dangerous ideologue drawing on America's racist past—or a man more...
The single currency's design isn't perfect. But what's really hampered its first 20...
Jane Martinson / August 20, 2018
It rarely enters awards, and most people haven't even heard of its editor. But it has...
Matthew Dimmock / August 20, 2018
A break with Europe, an economic crisis, and a government on the brink of collapse. It's...
A quarter of a century after the Oslo peace accords, the dream of a two state solution is...
Without outside pressure allied with fresh thinking, we are unlikely to get any closer...
Donald Macintyre, reporting from the West Bank, explains how the old dream of two states...
The traditionally tolerant Nordic nation is taking a worrying turn
Chris Grayling / August 21, 2018
A view from the ministry
A new book sets one of the Right's favourite ideas against another
Our tribes are dysfunctional, but they won’t break down before Brexit. MPs must work...
Anne Perkins / August 18, 2018
New plan, old egos
Ben Houchen / August 17, 2018
Trying to turn around one hundred years of decline isn't going to be easy
The part of Britain whose best days lie ahead
Stephanie Boland / July 28, 2018
The comedian and the former president of Ireland talk plastic bag charges, Trump, and why...
Prospect Team / August 21, 2018
The two-state solution is no longer achievable. Donald Macintyre joins the Prospect team...
Extracts from memoirs and diaries
The TUC general secretary on "creepy" politicians, Thomas Piketty, and why she'd like to...
Conflicts become intractable when both sides cease to believe in the possibility of there...
Arts & Books
Charlotte Runcie / August 22, 2018
Plus: powerful women at the National Trust
Ivan Hewett / August 22, 2018
For Roger Scruton the western classical tradition reigns supreme over modern music. But...
A camp take on Vanity Fair and Angela Carter's strange brilliance—television highlights of September 2018
Lucinda Smyth / August 22, 2018
Plus Maniac the new Neflix series with Emma Stone and Jonah Hill
AM Homes in 2007 © David Shankbone “I am a journalist not a soldier” one...
The troubles of a rodeo rider and the life of a pop star provocateur—the best films of September 2018
Wendy Ide / August 22, 2018
Plus how a woman is saved by jigsaw puzzles
She's one of America's brightest and brashest literary talents—and My Year of Rest and...
Michael Coveney / August 21, 2018
Plus the Tricycle relaunches as the Kiln
City of Light tells the story of the French capital's 19th century reinvention
Emma Crichton-Miller / August 21, 2018
Plus pondering the Universe in York
Over the last 200 years Britain and the US have gone to war—directly or...
Alexandra Coghlan / August 21, 2018
Plus the CBSO play Dvorak's New World Symphony
Wendy Ide / August 20, 2018
New memoir Room to Dream, co-authored with Kristine McKenna, suggest just being David...
The Ancient philosopher has much to teach us today
Hilary Cottam has some bold solutions that are worth listening to
Alex Dean / August 18, 2018
Andrew Adonis and Will Hutton dig out the deeper causes of discontent
As a wartime general and peacetime president Charles de Gaulle fought for a France made...
Sameer Rahim / August 13, 2018
The Nobel Prize-winning British author invented post-colonial literature
Hephzibah Anderson / August 22, 2018
The robots are coming, but at least the kids will be prepared
Charlotte Higgins / August 22, 2018
Is Boris Johnson with "the people" or the mob?
Benjamin Markovits / August 21, 2018
At the end of every summer I wondered if this would be the year I'd stop, recalls...
Cal Flyn / August 21, 2018
Life is humbling, as my fire-starting abilities never fail to prove
Cathy Rentzenbrink / August 20, 2018
Cathy Rentzenbrink on the dangers of obsessing over the news