Prospect has acquired a reputation as the most intelligent magazine of current affairs and cultural debate in Britain. Both challenging and entertaining, the magazine seeks to make complex ideas accessible and enjoyable by commissioning the best writers, editing them vigorously and packaging their work in a well designed and illustrated magazine.
In Prospect's August/September double issue: We salute the world's top 50 scientists, philosophers and writers that are shaping our times and ask readers to vote for who they think should be crowned the world's top thinker 2019.
Elsewhere in the issue: Tory activist Tim Montgomerie asks what lies ahead for the Conservative Party and gives a manifesto for the new PM who should focus on key policy areas such as housing and immigration as well as Brexit. Prospect's Steve Bloomfield speaks to Tony Blair 20 years after he laid our five tests for going to war and finds that the former prime minister has is having second thoughts about whether he was right. China expert Isabel Hilton charts the meteoric rise of the Chinese telecoms giant Huawei and asks whether they are really as bad as the west makes out.
Also: An extract from the first novel by Prospect's managing editor Sameer Rahim, Alberto Manguel's thoughts on how his favourite children's characters burst into life and more writing about fiction throughout the Arts and Books section.