From the Spring 2023 Issue/ Read more
Surveys reveal that most Americans who support teaching critical race theory in schools don’t understand its principles.
Budget conflicts will test the partnership of Governor Kathy Hochul and Gotham mayor Eric Adams.
From the Special Issue 2023: Can California Be Golden Again?/ Read more
Public unions’ power over California municipalities has created a governing crisis.
Rising interest rates and the end of easy money threaten the tech mecca’s current model.
City Journal’s 10 Blocks podcast features rich conversations on public policy and culture with host Brian C. Anderson.
In the Risk Talking podcast, host Allison Schrager—economist, journalist, and author—discusses cutting-edge economics in plain language.
Fred Siegel’s Wisdom
Longtime City Journal contributor and urban scholar Fred Siegel has died. His work is central to an understanding of American cities./ See all
Baltimore, Ta-Nehisi Coates, and the new racial politics
It started with Mayor Lindsay and continues with President Obama.
The rise of environmentalism poisoned liberals’ historical optimism.
H. G. Wells: novelist, historian, authoritarian, anticapitalist, eugenicist, and advisor to presidents
Memorial Day in an unnerved America
Can the City by the Bay reclaim public space from aggressive vagrants?
Charles Murray’s social science is sometimes provocative, usually controversial, and always significant to the national debate.
How Marfa, a town of barely 2,000 residents, became a tourist mecca
Merely opposing the Left’s hegemonic power is not enough.
Rising homelessness numbers in New York, due in part to the border crisis, create new challenges for the mayor.
Brutalism’s enduring influence
Rejecting the Moynihan report caused untold, needless misery.
Industry needs lower taxes and fewer regulations, rather than more economic-development policies.
With roots dating back to our Founding, America’s urban-rural split is wider than ever.
Government-controlled vaccine development has left us scarily vulnerable.
Albert Camus’s postwar novel captures the existential dread of contagion.