Issue 1454

17 Oct 2022
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About this issue: Overview

Moore the merrier As his first anthology of short stories is published, writer Alan Moore, better known for comic books, talks to Dan Whitehead about inspiration, perception and how to fix the world.

Touching bass The life and times of second generation West Indians in Leeds are captured in a vibrant and powerful exhibition. Chris Bond talks to them about the music and fashion that helped them eventually define an identity that honoured their parents but was specifically their own.

Go Figure In the first of a series of columns looking at the financial state of the nation, economist James Meadway predicts how long the government’s growth policy can last.


News, arts and entertainment, columnist Saskia Murphy on Iran’s women-led uprising, TV presenter Dan Walker’s letter to his younger self and more.

Image above: Mitch Jenkins / Cover: Joe Brown