June 2004 issue of Prospect Magazine (#99)
Could the anti-Enlightenment views of King Charles III destroy the "welfare monarchy"?
Historians used to ignore violence and horror, but a new generation places it centre stage
The dollar's reign as the world's undisputed reserve currency could be drawing to a close
My constituents believe in a tough-minded fairness code, applying to both work and welfare
My application for BBC chairman was unsuccessful, but I did get a close-up view of the...
A brief encounter with the improbable victor of the Indian election
The Commonwealth is fading away - it's a shame, really
When will Jacques Chirac stop playing at being De Gaulle?
The first decade of the 21st century could mark a double blow to US power. The Iraq...
Acknowledging Afrikaans 3rd May 2004 Thank you for Rachel Holmes's excellent review...
Chinese puzzle According to the World Bank, the number of people in the world living in...
Arts & Books
Why is the realist novelist Jonathan Coe so taken by the life of experimentalist BS...
Thom Gunn made universal poetry of what is specifically gay.
The failures of Africa and the ex-Soviet states have much in common
The Olympics were, and remain, rehearsals for state combat