Shepard Barbash is the author of five books, including Clear Teaching.
Peter Berkowitz is the Tad and Dianne Taube Senior Fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution. His article is adapted from his 2018 Wriston Lecture for the Manhattan Institute.
Claire Berlinski, a City Journal contributing editor, is a freelance writer who lives in Paris.
Paul Beston is the managing editor of City Journal and the author of The Boxing Kings.
Oren Cass is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and the author of the new book The Once and Future Worker.
James R. Copland is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, as well as its director of legal policy.
Theodore Dalrymple is a contributing editor of City Journal, the Dietrich Weismann Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, and the author of many books, including Grief and Other Stories.
Nicole Gelinas is a City Journal contributing editor, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, and the author of After the Fall.
George L. Kelling, a Manhattan Institute senior fellow and longtime contributor to City Journal, is one of the nation’s leading thinkers on the topic of urban policing.
Steven Malanga is the senior editor of City Journal and the George M. Yeager Fellow at the Manhattan Institute.
Rafael A. Mangual is a fellow and deputy director of legal policy at the Manhattan Institute.
Charles F. McElwee is a Pennsylvania-based writer who has written for The American Conservative, The Atlantic, National Review, The Weekly Standard, and other publications.
James B. Meigs is the former editor of Popular Mechanics and cohost of the How Do We Fix It? podcast.
Aaron M. Renn is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and a contributing editor of City Journal.
Fred Siegel is a City Journal contributing editor and the author of The Revolt Against the Masses: How Liberalism Has Undermined the Middle Class.
Guy Sorman, a City Journal contributing editor, is the author of many books, including Economics Does Not Lie: A Defense of the Free Market in a Time of Crisis.
Michael J. Totten is a contributing editor of City Journal and the author of seven books, including Tower of the Sun and Where the West Ends.
Seth Barron is associate editor of City Journal and project director of the NYC Initiative at the Manhattan Institute. Mark Bauerlein is senior editor at First Things and a professor of English at Emory University. Heather Mac Donald is the Thomas W. Smith Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, a contributing editor of City Journal, and the author of The Diversity Delusion. Clark Whelton, a New York–based writer, was a speechwriter for New York City mayors Edward Koch and Rudolph Giuliani. Adam J. White is a City Journal contributing editor, a Hoover Institution research fellow, and director of the Gray Center for the Study of the Administrative State at George Mason University.
Sean Delonas is an award-winning painter and illustrator. His work is currently syndicated worldwide by CagleCartoons. Dolly Holmes is a painter and map designer in Petersburg, Virginia. Her map work can be seen at dolmarvadesign.com. Albin Lohr-Jones is a New York–based photojournalist whose work has appeared worldwide, including in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and elsewhere. Alberto Mena is a graphic designer in New York. Ryan Peltier is a Portland, Oregon–based artist and illustrator whose work has appeared in the New York Times, The New Yorker, and the Wall Street Journal.