Theodore Dalrymple is a physician who regularly sees patients in an English prison. He is a contributing editor of City Journal, a columnist for the London Spectator, and a frequent contributor to the Daily Telegraph.
Kay S. Hymowitz, a contributing editor of City Journal, is the author of Ready or Not: Why Treating Children as Small Adults Endangers Their Future and Ours. She has written for the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times.
Heather Mac Donald is a contributing editor of City Journal, John M. Olin Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, and author of The Burden of Bad Ideas: How Modern Intellectuals Misshape Our Society. Her articles have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, The New Republic, and the New York Times.
Myron Magnet, editor of City Journal, is author of The Dream and the Nightmare: the Sixties' Legacy to the Underclass, which George W. Bush calls the book that influenced him most, after the Bible.
Steven Malanga is a new contributing editor of City Journal and a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute. He was formerly executive editor at Crain's New York Business.
John H. McWhorter, an associate professor of linguistics at the University of California, Berkeley, is a new contributing editor of City Journal and the author of Losing the Race: Self-Sabotage in Black America.
Norman Podhoretz, longtime editor in chief of Commentary and now its editor at large, is a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute. His eighth and most recent book is My Love Affair with America. City Journal's article is adapted from the Manhattan Institute's 2000 Wriston Lecture.
Roger Scruton is a writer and philosopher living in England. He is a contributing editor of City Journal and the editor of The Salisbury Review. His most recent book is England: an Elegy.
Fred Siegel is the author of The Future Once Happened Here: New York, D.C., L.A. and the Fate of America's Big Cities, recently released in paperback by Encounter Books. He is a senior fellow at the Progressive Policy Institute.
Van Smith is a Baltimore-based journalist who is working on a book about Baltimore mayor Martin O'Malley.
Harry Stein is a contributing editor of City Journal. A journalist and novelist, he is most recently the author of How I Accidently Joined the Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy: (And Found Inner Peace).