November 2019 issue of Prospect Magazine (#282)
Fifty years after devastating attacks by the US air force, Laos is still living with the...
Arron Merat / October 10, 2019
Before his death in a US airstrike, Soleimani was a canny, ruthless military leader. In...
Julian Baggini / October 8, 2019
The question of how our minds work is one of life's greatest mysteries, fascinating...
Amelia Gentleman / October 7, 2019
The Windrush scandal was produced by the unforgiving grind of one department's official...
Jessica Brown / October 5, 2019
But does Billingsgate need to modernise?
A Kashmiri writer tried to visit his home. Then Narendra Modi intervened
Duncan Weldon / October 9, 2019
When you can't predict what's round the corner it's time to spread the risk
Andy Davis / October 9, 2019
A new face at the Old Lady
Cuts in community services have made life harder for people with long-term mental health...
Half of all mental health conditions start before age 14
Tom Clark / October 9, 2019
We’ve faced it—now let’s fix it
David Allen Green / October 6, 2019
Technology has changed the nature of campaigns yet regulation has not kept up
Ann Pettifor / October 5, 2019
The establishment is waking up to the dangers of "rentier capitalism" but more than...
Adam Tomkins / October 4, 2019
Events in parliament and the courts have been dramatic. But for every constitutional...
Lizzie Huxley-Jones / September 30, 2019
When her Asperger’s is highlighted to those aforementioned praisers, many of them...
Prospect Team / October 11, 2019
The Newsnight presenter also confesses her most awkward on-air moment
The Conservative Party is no longer conservative
David Willetts and Jennie Bristow / October 7, 2019
Is intergenerational inequality (partly) to blame for young people's misfortunes—or...
Tom Clark / October 6, 2019
The current rate of party churn is like nothing we’ve seen since the war
Plus: seven unusual facts you didn't know
Arts & Books
Charlotte Runcie / October 9, 2019
Plus the BBC's Beyond Today
An exhibition at the Tate shows both the triumphs and failures of the poet
Chris Harvey / October 9, 2019
Plus the BBC's The Novels that Shaped Our World
Wendy Ide / October 9, 2019
Plus Steve Coogan in Greed
The author was by turns poetic and provocative
Alexandra Coghlan / October 9, 2019
Plus Jamie Barton at Wigmore Hall
Michael Coveney / October 8, 2019
Plus The Boy in the Dress at the RSC
Smith's experimentation sometimes goes wrong—especially when she's writing about rap
Chris Moss / October 8, 2019
Sorrow and alienation have been around for centuries
Sameer Rahim / October 8, 2019
From the start British imperialism was about loot, not spreading civilisation
The best art and exhibitions in November 2019—Troy at the British Museum and Radical Women at Pallant House
Emma Crichton-Miller / October 8, 2019
Plus Dora Maar at Tate Modern
Bad people are not always at the mercy of their environments
A new book puts faith in Momentum
Cathy Rentzenbrink / October 6, 2019
The Booker prize contender asks what it means to be on the losing side of history
Averil Cameron / October 5, 2019
Two new books trace the role of religion in shaping today's secular liberal values,...
Steve Bloomfield / October 4, 2019
Former US foreign policy advisor Samantha Power reflects on her early idealism on a new...
Hephzibah Anderson / October 10, 2019
Research has been debunking these suspect theories since the 1970s, yet still the...
The idea that objective reality will help people come to some kind of agreement is...
Cathy Rentzenbrink / October 7, 2019
Our penal system is not geared towards rehabilitation and further brutalises already...
Charlotte Higgins / October 7, 2019
Ancient stories, whether we know them or not, have a kind of purchase in our...
Cal Flyn / October 7, 2019
I had wanted isolation but when I found it, it had frightened me.
Johnson was far from the first to promise them
Hannah Berry / October 3, 2019