Prospect Magazine

Archived since October 1995 Complete Archive

300 issues


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.

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In our special Summer Double issue, Prospect presents 50 Thinkers to Rebuild the World, ranging from vaccine-makers to tech innovators. Read the list, vote for your favourite—and tell us who we missed. Andrew Adonis profiles Boris Johnson and the school that made him who he is. James Hawes and Sunder Katwala tackle English identity and racism. "What is a woman?" is a more difficult question to answer than you might think, says Angela Saini. Ann Pettifor warns us about the perils of quantitative easing and Stephen Wertheim argues that 9/11 delayed inevitable questions about America′s declining power. Peter Singer and Cal Flyn debate whether we should ban meat.

Plus: Antonia Cundy on the battle raging inside the Imperial War Museum, Amia Srinivasan develops a philosophy of pornography, Ferdinand Mount enjoys the charmed life of Amartya Sen and Ali Smith tells us why her role model is Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

Subjects: Culture, Ideas, News, News And Politics

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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.

  • First Issue: October 1995
  • Latest Issue: August/September 2021
  • Issue Count: 300
  • Published: Monthly
  • ISSN: 2059-6731

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