The Latest Issue of NR
July 10, 2017

$6.00

The Latest Issue of NR
July 10, 2017

$6.00

ARTICLES

14 THERESA MAY’S FAILURE by Charles C. W. Cooke
Overconfidence and bad campaigning created a Tory disaster.

16 AGAINST HIGHER INFLATION by Ramesh Ponnuru & David Beckworth
A better monetary policy wouldn’t set any inflation target.

18 SHINZO ABE’S JAPAN by Richard Lowry
It’s moving away from pacifism and toward defending the liberal order in Asia.

20 ZIMBABWE’S FREEDOM PASTOR by Jay Nordlinger
Evan Mawarire, the anti-Mugabe.

22 FRIENDS, COUNTRYMEN? by Kevin D. Williamson
At a Shakespeare production in New York, the Right imitated the Left’s incivility.

FEATURES

24 PRIME MINISTER CORBYN? by Michael Brendan Dougherty
He’s close, but don’t count on it.

27 STOP OBSESSING OVER RACE AND IQ by John McWhorter
It serves no obvious purpose.

30 ERIC GREITENS’S RISING STAR by John J. Miller
The remarkable career and bright future of Missouri’s governor.

BOOKS, ARTS & MANNERS

35 EUROPE IN CRISIS
David Pryce-Jones reviews The Strange Death of Europe: Immigration, Identity, Islam, by Douglas Murray.

36 NEVER THE TWAIN
Andrew Stuttaford reviews Who Lost Russia? How the World Entered a New Cold War, by Peter Conradi.

38 THE DARK LADY
Peter Tonguette reviews Mary McCarthy: The Complete Fiction, edited by Thomas Mallon.

40 MENTAL-HEALTH PRIORITIES
Kim Hendrickson reviews Insane Consequences: How the Mental Health Industry Fails the Mentally Ill, by DJ Jaffe.

42 WILD RIDE
Ross Douthat reviews The Book of Henry.

43 DRIVE, HE SAID
Richard Brookhiser takes the driver’s seat.

SECTIONS

2 Letters to the Editor
4 The Week
33 Athwart . . . . . . . . . . . James Lileks
34 The Long View . . . . . . Rob Long
37 Poetry . . . . . . . . William W. Runyeon
44 Happy Warrior . . . . . . Daniel Foster