The Latest Issue of NR
April 3, 2017

$5.00

The Latest Issue of NR
April 3, 2017

$5.00

ARTICLES

14 SCORING THE GOP HEALTH-CARE PLAN by Yuval Levin
The House may need to move slower than it would like.

18 NATIONALISM AND PATRIOTISM, CONT’D by Ramesh Ponnuru
Considerations semantic and substantive.

19 CALIFORNIA’S BILINGUAL-ED MISTAKE by John J. Miller
Voters replaced a program that was working with one that didn’t.

21 AGES OF ARGUS by Jay Nordlinger
On newspaper names and other media pleasures.

23 A BETTER BREW by Matthew Walther
From, and to, the beers of our fathers.

FEATURES

25 RUSSIA, EUROPE, AND THE WEST by John O’Sullivan
In defense of President Trump’s emerging foreign policy.

28 PROFESSOR PROPAGANDA by Kevin D. Williamson
Peter Navarro is positioned to give the president a lot of bad advice.

31 UNION REPUBLICANS by Bill McMorris
Can Trump secure his inroads into organized labor?

34 AVAILABLE DRUGS, AFFORDABLE DRUGS by Paul Howard
A prescription for the new FDA commissioner.

BOOKS, ARTS & MANNERS

40 SALT AND LEAVEN
Peter Wehner reviews The Benedict Option: A Strategy for Christians in a Post-Christian Nation, by Rod Dreher.

42 RESTORING U.S. STRENGTH
Arthur Herman reviews The Big Stick: The Limits of Soft Power and the Necessity of Military Force, by Eliot A. Cohen.

43 AT SEA IN THE SIXTIES
James Rosen reviews All Falling Faiths: Reflections on the Promise and Failure of the 1960s, by J. Harvie Wilkinson III.

45 THE ‘DUAL LIFE’ OF BEATRIX POTTER
Daniel Coupland reviews ‘Over the Hills and Far Away’: The Life of Beatrix Potter, by Matthew Dennison.

47 GLITTERING PRIZES
Ross Douthat discusses the Oscars.

SECTIONS

2 Letters to the Editor
4 The Week
38 The Long View . . . . . . Rob Long
39 Athwart . . . . . . . . . . . James Lileks
46 Poetry . . . . . . . . Richard O’Connell
48 Happy Warrior . . . . . . Andrew Stiles