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Prospect Magazine  |  February 2016  


In Prospect’s February issue: Lawrence Summers questions Robert J Gordon’s thesis on the impact of the digital revolution, John Sawers, the former Chief of MI6, highlights how technology is making the work of spies harder and Frank Furedi examines the student movements demanding protection from the offensive and uncomfortable.
Also in this issue: Gershom Gorenberg on Israel, Ben Judah on the complexity of London and Elizabeth Pisani on the impact of fake drugs. Plus Sam Tanenhaus on Obama’s gun control plans.
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Below is a selection of articles in Prospect Magazine February 2016.

Too gloomy by half Foreword I’m not the only one to read Robert Gordon’s judgement on American growth (p26) and to be entranced by the knowledge he conveys of the fabric of his country, and at the same time to be unco...
If I ruled the world Teach children to cope with the pressures of modern life If I ruled the world, I’d introduce a way of teaching kids to deal with real bullies, their own self-abusive emotions and how to cope with high...
Prospect recommends Things to do this month Art Performing for the Camera Tate Modern, 18th February to 12th June Ever since its invention, the camera has provoked performance. Far from recording what is really there, p...
Prospect events Thursday 4th February Jonathan Dimbleby Join Prospect for an evening with broadcaster and writer Jonathan Dimbleby (below), where he will discuss his new book, The Battle of the Atlantic. He tells th...
Letters letters@prospectmagazine.co.uk Robots rule Giles Wilkes (“Are only poets safe?,” January) describes the thesis of the book The Future of the Professions as “audacious.” The claim is not new, let alon...
In fact Only 11 per cent of Republicans approve of President Barack Obama’s executive order to pardon two Thanksgiving turkeys instead of one. In contrast, 59 per cent of Democrats and 28 per cent of indepen...

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