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.
The war in Ukraine is leading to a new age of food insecurity, argue Laura Wellesley and Tim G Benton: we need to change what we eat and how we produce it. We put Extinction Rebellion in the same room as Big Oil: could they agree on anything? David Miliband tells us how to avoid war with China. Alex Dean speaks to the head of the Electoral Commission about the government’s attack on democracy. Ethan Zuckerman is sceptical about the great cryptocurrency gold rush. In a series of pieces on sexual politics, sex worker Tilly Lawless defends people who pay for sex, Jessica Abrahams investigates the battle to ban strip clubs in Bristol, while Louise Perry says feminists got it wrong with the sexual revolution. Plus: Karen Armstrong on God in nature, Jude Rogers on Jarvis Cocker and Kate Maltby on who should lead the RSC.