The Corner

Winter Essays

The new year is here, and with it the Winter 2016 issue of National Affairs, packed with thoughtful essays about policy, political thought, and American public life. Among the offerings in this issue:

  • Chris Pope on what Medicare tells us about the problems with single-payer health care
  • Jonathan Caulkins on how to think about the risks (and safety) of marijuana 
  • Brent Skorup on the case against the FCC
  • Eli Lehrer on how to improve sex-offender registries 
  • Robert Cherry on race and opportunity
  • William Haun on the original meaning of free speech
  • James Poulos on technology and political theory
  • Greg Weiner on Daniel Patrick Moynihan and the neoconservatives 

And more, from the religion of the Left to the Patriot King to American exceptionalism. Some are open to all on our site, some only to subscribers (and here is where you can subscribe). 

Yuval Levin is the director of social, cultural, and constitutional studies at the American Enterprise Institute and the editor of National Affairs.

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