Trump's threat to nuke a hurricane is ludicrous—but could other outlandish schemes to fight extreme weather actually work?
Bill McGuire / September 12, 2019
Global heating and the resulting climate breakdown are making wild weather the new normal. Rather than resorting to fanciful mega-scale geoengineering, though, the real solutions are far more prosaic
Jason Murugesu / August 20, 2019
Research funding cuts, new reporting regulations and differences in each police force's approach are all worrying experts—and raising doubts about the future of justice in Britain
Bill McGuire / August 6, 2019
In 2067, when my son is my age, will he look back at this month as the start of serious action to tackle global heating—or as just another signpost on the road to hothouse hell?
The former mental health nurse and author of The Heartland: finding and losing schizophrenia joins Prospect's podcast
Emily Reynolds / July 9, 2019
With new research highlighting the gap between how mental illnesses are diagnosed and what it's actually like to live with one, it's time we talked less about the theory of mental illness—and more...
It's not just Osborne's track record that should raise doubts. Appointing a European would be out of step with global economic shifts
Most voters rejected radical extremes. Can the country now begin to come together?
His winning pieces included a profile of Seymour Hersh and a feature-length exploration of Jeremy Corbyn's foreign policy
Tony Walker / June 18, 2019
As America pledges to send in further troops, what do the escalating tensions tell us about US diplomacy—and could Trump come to regret it?
Will Harris / June 5, 2019
From Nationwide to McDonald's, more and more advertisements are relying on the power of verse to shift their products. But while it's easy to be cynical, advertising's love affair with poetry tells...