The Latest Issue of NR
February 6, 2017

$5.00

The Latest Issue of NR
February 6, 2017

$5.00

ARTICLES

16 A RISKY OBAMACARE STRATEGY by Ramesh Ponnuru
Republicans are neglecting ‘replace.’

18 LET US NOW PRAISE HOMEMAKERS by Robert Stein
Attempts to make them get jobs are wrongheaded.

20 HELP THEM MOVE by Kevin D. Williamson
How to assist the poor in seeking better homes.

22 TO PROTEST IN RUSSIA by Jay Nordlinger
An oppressive law and the ordeal of Ildar Dadin.

23 FAREWELL, OBAMA? by Rob Long
He isn’t going anywhere.

FEATURES

25 TRADE RECIPROCITY WITH CHINA by Derek Scissors
Some main points of a fair policy.

28 DANGER IN ASIA by Michael Auslin
A strategy for the incoming administration.

30 THE MYTH OF THE VIRTUOUS POOR by David French
In defense of accountability.

BOOKS, ARTS & MANNERS

35 PANGLOSS AND THE BUREAUCRATS
Jonathan H. Adler reviews Law’s Abnegation: From Law’s Empire to the Administrative State, by Adrian Vermeule.

37 PROSPECTS FOR GROWTH
James Pethokoukis reviews An Extraordinary Time: The End of the Postwar Boom and the Return of the Ordinary Economy, by Marc Levinson.

38 DARK INTELLECT
Brian C. Anderson reviews Existentialism and Excess: The Life and Times of Jean-Paul Sartre, by Gary Cox.

44 TRUE INVENTIONS
Richard Brookhiser reviews The Man Who Invented Fiction: How Cervantes Ushered In the Modern World, by William Egginton.

45 EPIC OF THE MIDLANDS
Kelly Jane Torrance reviews Jerusalem, by Alan Moore.

47 HOLLYWOOD ON HOLLYWOOD
Ross Douthat reviews La La Land.

SECTIONS

2 Letters to the Editor
4 The Week
33 Athwart . . . . . . . . . . . James Lileks
34 The Long View . . . . . . Rob Long
45 Poetry . . . . . . . . Lawrence Dugan
48 Happy Warrior . . . . . . Andrew Stiles