The monthly podcast in which Prospect asks contributors: "What's the big idea?"by Tom Clark / January 19, 2017 / Leave a comment
Here, you can find all editions of “Headspace,” Prospect‘s monthly podcast. In each, Prospect Editor Tom Clark chats to three contributors from a recent issue. To listen to any of the episodes on a platform other than Soundcloud, click the relevant icon below.
Headspace #8, May 2017 issue—Upending the old
Simon Jenkins, Wendell Steavenson, and Paul Hilder join Tom Clark to discuss the fraying Union between England and Scotland, the reordering of London to favour the global elite, and the way that new digital campaigns are disrupting the old politics everywhere
Headspace #7, April 2017 issue—The end for Labour?
Ross McKibbin, Nicholas Timmins and Lucy Wadham join Tom Clark to discuss the condition of Labour and its greatest creation, the NHS, as well as Marine Le Pen’s run at the French Presidency.
Headspace #6, March 2017 issue—Grave new world
George Magnus, Jay Elwes and Anne Perkins join Tom Clark to discuss whether globalisation will spin into reverse, what spies think of the Trump presidency, and the life of the woman at the wheel: Theresa May.
Headspace #5, February 2017 issue—Democracy under attack
Luke Harding, Elizabeth Pisani and John Kay join Tom Clark in the studio. Harding explains Putin’s cyberwar, Pisani says the aids activists of the 1980s knew how to campaign for change, Kay says humans aren’t as rational as we like to think.
Headspace #4, January 2017 issue—Is The American Century over?
Francis Fukuyama, Adam Tooze and Wendell Stevenson join Tom Clark for half an hour to discuss what Trump means for the liberal world order.
Headspace #3, December 2016 issue—2016 takes another twist with President Trump
Tom Clark is joined by Sam Tanenhaus, Diane Roberts and Ruth Dudley-Edwards. Tanenhaus and Roberts ask: what will Trump do? Dudley-Edwards asks what Brexit means for Ireland.
Headspace #2, November 2016 issue—The romance delusion
Will Self, Rachel Shabi and Diane Roberts talk to Tom Clark about love, religion, Jeremy Corbyn and hillbillies.
Headspace #1, October 2016 issue—Utopia
In the first episode of “Headspace,” Joanne Paul, Rachel Holmes and David Willetts talk Thomas More’s utopia, women in power and the government’s industrial strategy.