The most read articles of 2012 on the Prospect websiteby Prospect / December 21, 2012 / Leave a comment
Here, in order, are the top 10 most read articles from 2012 on the Prospect website.
10. If I ruled the world: Michael Sandel had a great year. The philosopher’s new book, What Money Can’t Buy, was a much-discussed contribution to the debate on markets. In this article, he described how he’d like to rewrite economics textbooks.
9. Playing with infinity on Rikers Island: As a child, David McConnell had little time for maths. But when he taught the subject in a tough New York jail, he came to see its beauty.
8. Playboy goes west: Playboy used to be a Midwestern icon. This year, the magazine moved to Los Angeles. Rachel Shteir considered its storied history and uncertain future.
7. Last hope for the left: Liberals could learn a lot from conservatives, who are much better at appealing to morality, said David Goodhart. Is the future post-liberal?