David Goodhart

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Area of interest: Society, politics and current affairs

Journals/Organisation: Prospect

Email: david.goodhart@demos.co.uk

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Website: http://www.prospectmagazine.co.uk/tag/david-goodhart | http://commentisfree.guardian.co.uk/david_goodhart/profile.html

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About: Broadcaster, author, commentator and journalist; founder and editor of Prospect magazine, the London-based current affairs monthly launched in 1995 http://www.demos.co.uk/people/davidgoodhart

Education: Eton, 1969/1974; York University, 1976/79, gaining a first in history and politics

Career: Yorkshire Evening Press, 1979/1982; Financial Times: labour correspondent, city reporter, Lex columnist, Germany correspondent and employment editor, 1982/1994; founded Prospect magazine in 1995, which he edited until 2010, becoming editor-at-large; joined DEMOS as director in 2011

Current position/role: Prospect magazine: Editor-at-large

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Other roles/Main role: Director of the think-tank Demos

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Other: Married to Financial Times columnist, Lucy Kellaway

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Eddie Shah and the Newspaper Revolution (with Patrick Wintour)(Coronet, 1986)

Making the City Work (with Charles Grant)(Fabian pamphlet, 1987)

The Reshaping of the German Social Market (IPPR pamphlet, 1994)

Thinking Allowed, The Best of Prospect Magazine 1995-2005, edited and with an introduction by David Goodhart (Atlantic Books, 2005)

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  • Last hope for the left - The liberal, secular world view may hold sway over western elites, but it is struggling to answer the conservative challenge - Prospect, 19th March 2012

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