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Life of the mind

A way with words

Close readers of Sigmund Freud, Melanie Klein, Wilfred Bion and Donald Winnicott and the rest of the psychoanalytic cannon develop their own shrinky language, which is meant to help therapists make sense of their patient, but can instead serve to cut them off.

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In Prospect’s October issue: Nobel-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz tells our new Editor Tom Clark why globalisation has made him more radical. Rachel Holmes asks whether more women leaders really help women. Five hundred years on, what does Thomas More’s “Utopia” tells us about political idealism. And Tristram Hunt on why Labour needs another Clement Attlee. Also in this issue: David Runciman on why more members isn’t always a good thing for a political party. Will Self on why we’re all turning into robots. Your handy graphic guide to Brexit. Plus: David Willetts on what Theresa May’s industrial strategy should look like. And Kenneth S Rogoff argues we should abolish cash.