Michael Anton is an author and a speechwriter based in New York.

Seth Barron blogs about the New York City Council at City Council Watch.

Claire Berlinski, a City Journal contributing editor, is an American journalist who lives in Paris. She is the author of There Is No Alternative: Why Margaret Thatcher Matters.

William J. Bratton is New York City police commissioner, a post he previously held from 1994 to 1996. He formerly served as Boston police commissioner and chief of police in Los Angeles.

Theodore Dalrymple is a contributing editor of City Journal, the Dietrich Weismann Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, and the author of many books, including Not with a Bang but a Whimper: The Politics and Culture of Decline.

Stephen Eide is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute’s Center for State and Local Leadership.

Victor Davis Hanson is a contributing editor of City Journal and the Martin and Illie Anderson Senior Fellow in Classics and Military History at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University.

Peter W. Huber is a Manhattan Institute senior fellow and author of The Cure in the Code: How 20th Century Law Is Undermining 21st Century Medicine.

Stefan Kanfer, a City Journal contributing editor, is the author, most recently, of The Eskimo Hunts in Miami.

George L. Kelling is an emeritus professor at the School of Criminal Justice at Rutgers University in Newark and a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute.

Myron Magnet, City Journal’s editor-at-large and its editor from 1994 through 2006, is a recipient of the National Humanities Medal. His latest book is The Founders at Home.

Steven Malanga is the senior editor of City Journal, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, and author of Shakedown: The Continuing Conspiracy Against the American Taxpayer.

Harvey Mansfield is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution as well as the William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Government at Harvard.

John O. McGinnis is the George C. Dix Professor in Constitutional Law at Northwestern University School of Law and the author of Accelerating Democracy.

James Panero is the executive editor of The New Criterion. His work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times Book Review, Forbes, and other publications.


Nicole Gelinas is a City Journal contributing editor, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, and the author of After the Fall: Saving Capitalism from Wall Street—and Washington. Aaron M. Renn is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and a contributing editor of City Journal. Adam White is counsel at Boyden Gray & Associates, an adjunct fellow of the Manhattan Institute, and a contributing editor of City Journal.


Michael Christopher Brown is a contributing photographer at publications such as National Geographic Magazine, Time, and the New York Times Magazine. He was the subject of the 2012 HBO documentary Witness: Libya. Dolly Holmes is a painter and map designer in Petersburg, Virginia. Her map work can be seen at dolmarvadesign.com. Alberto Mena is a graphic designer based in New York. Arnold Roth is a cartoonist whose work has appeared in Punch, The New Yorker, the New York Times, and many other publications. Cover artist Lisa Breslow has exhibited extensively in the United States and has work in numerous collections here and abroad, including the Pfizer Corporation, Tiffany & Co., and General Electric. She earned an award from the National Academy Museum in New York and two Pollock-Krasner Foundation awards, and she is a recipient of the J. Alden Weir residency in Connecticut and the Cawdor Residency in Scotland. Her work has been reviewed and featured in the New York Times, New York, and Art & Antiques, among many other publications. For more information, please visit www.lisabreslow.com.


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