Magazine June 1, 2021, Issue

The Week

(Roman Genn)

• The Biden administration has vowed to track down the hackers who sabotaged the Colonial pipeline, to see what they can do about Keystone.

• The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the economy added just 266,000 jobs in April. The number was so far below consensus expectations of over a million that when the news crossed the wire, CNBC’s Steve Liesman had to double-check on air to make sure there wasn’t a mistake. A big reason for the significant miss: The federal government is still paying out weekly $300 bonuses to unemployed individuals on top of their standard unemployment benefits

Something to Consider

If you enjoyed this article, we have a proposition for you: Join NRPLUS. Members get all of our content (including the magazine), no paywalls or content meters, an advertising-minimal experience, and unique access to our writers and editors (through conference calls, social media groups, and more). And importantly, NRPLUS members help keep NR going.

If you enjoyed this article and want to see more content like this, we have a proposition for you: Join NRPLUS.


Join Now
NR Editors includes members of the editorial staff of the National Review magazine and website.

In This Issue



Books, Arts & Manners


The Week

The Week

Liz Cheney got ousted from her House leadership position by a voice vote, a sign of the lopsided sentiment against her within her own conference.


The Latest