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Prospect Magazine  |  May 2016  


In Prospect’s May issue: Simon Taylor and Bronwen Maddox on why Hinkley Point C is an expensive gamble that might not pay off. Philip Collins examines Iain Duncan Smith’s tenure as Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, and Lionel Shriver reveals why she stopped fighting being female. Alan Rusbridger responds to last month’s piece on the Guardian by Stephen Glover.

Also in this issue: Nicholas Soames says there’s no such thing as "Project Fear” and Howard Davies reviews Melvyn King’s new book and suggests that we are vulnerable to another financial crisis. Plus Ruth Dudley Edwards examines the fading myths of the Easter Rising and Owen Hatherley suggests it’s time to look for a Plan B to solve London’s housing issues.
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Below is a selection of articles in Prospect Magazine May 2016.

Misdirected energy Foreword Energy policy is a good test of governments. Except they mainly fail it. These are big decisions on how to issue public licences and how to allocate what often is public money, in pursuit of...
If I ruled the world The problem is not immigration, it’s the way we deal with it If I ruled the world, the first thing I would do is tackle environmental issues. There is interest in exploring drilling opportunities in t...
Prospect recommends Things to do this month Art Painting With Light: Art and Photography from the Pre-Raphaelites to the Modern Age Tate Britain, 11th May to 25th September In Edinburgh in May 1843, Church of Scotland mi...
Prospect events Monday 4th-18th May Asia House Bagri Foundation Literature Festival A fortnight of talks, panels and performances featuring some of the best writers from Asia. The festival closes on the 18th May wit...
Letters letters@prospectmagazine.co.uk Tough negotiations Richard Dearlove (“Brexit would not damage UK security,” April) argues that the security cost to the UK of Brexit would be low. He is right to argue ...
In fact In the past two years alone, China has produced more steel than the total cumulative output of the UK since mass production began in the industrial revolution. Sky News, 30th March 2016 Every piece o...

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