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The best of Prospect’s political writing from 2017

From June's snap election to the ongoing Brexit fallout, it's been another busy political year

By Prospect Team  

Scotland: Normal nation, neurotic neighbour

by Neal Ascherson

The Union has been in decline for decades. The root problem is not turbulent Scots, it is a very English failure to develop a healthy nationalism south of the border


The state of democracy in 2017

by Tom Clark

The ballot box is under pressure in many parts of the world, as two new books attest. After the electoral shocks of 2016, stand by for…

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