Essays for the New Year

by Yuval Levin

2014 is sure to be a momentous year in politics and policy, and the new Winter 2014 issue of National Affairs is here to help you get it started right. Among the offerings this time:

  • Michael Strain on a conservative jobs agenda
  • Eli Lehrer and Lori Sanders on geographic mobility and economic mobility
  • David Armor and Sonia Sousa on the weakness of the case for universal preschool
  • Chester Finn on how we’re leaving our best students behind
  • Michael Gerson and Peter Wehner on a conservative vision of government
  • Henry Olsen on why Republicans need to focus on working families
  • Jonathan Bronitsky on what previously unexplored evidence can tell us about Irving Kristol’s intellectual evolution

And more, from American Machiavellianism to our changing image of physicians. And while you’re at our site, have a look at the Public Interest archives and check out Findings—our daily blog on the latest from the social sciences.