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This is the last time you will set eyes on a new issue of Prospect that looks like this one. Next month the magazine gets its first serious facelift in 11 and a half years. Most of us are reactionaries when it comes to the look of familiar things like newspapers and magazines. I hope that the redesign will not jangle the nerves of too many of you who like Prospect as it is; rest assured that the essential character of the magazine will remain the same. We do, however, want to reach a bigger audience. Changing into a livelier…

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