Pascal Bruckner is a French philosopher and author of many books, including A Brief Eternity: The Philosophy of Longevity. His article was translated by Alexis Cornel.
Theodore Dalrymple is a contributing editor of City Journal, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, and the author of many books, including Out into the Beautiful World and Grief and Other Stories.
Stephen Eide is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and a contributing editor of City Journal.
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.
Judge Glock is a senior policy advisor at the Cicero Institute, a contributing editor of City Journal, and author of The Dead Pledge: The Origins of the Mortgage Market and Federal Bailouts, 1913–1939.
Adam Kirsch is a poet and critic and is the author of The People and the Books: 18 Classics of Jewish Literature.
Eric Kober is a former New York City planner and a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute.
Samuel Kronen is an independent writer who covers cultural politics.
Charles Fain Lehman is a fellow at the Manhattan Institute and a contributing editor of City Journal.
Steven Malanga is the senior editor of City Journal and the George M. Yeager Fellow at the Manhattan Institute.
John O. McGinnis is a contributing editor of City Journal and the George C. Dix Professor in Constitutional Law at Northwestern University.
Lionel Shriver is an American author and journalist who lives in the United Kingdom. Her most recent book is Should We Stay or Should We Go.
Guy Sorman, a City Journal contributing editor and French public intellectual, is the author of many books, including Empire of Lies: The Truth About China in the Twenty-First Century and The Genius of India.
Springs Toledo writes literary nonfiction. He is currently working on a book about Joe McDonald (“Joe Mac”) and the Boston underworld.
Oliver Wiseman is a writer based in Washington, D.C. He is the recipient of a 2021–22 Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship.
Soundings & Sidebar:
Ian Adams is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Utah. Joshua Grundleger is an economist and political analyst based in the New York area. The views expressed are the author’s own and do not reflect those of any affiliated organizations. Connor Harris is a fellow at the Manhattan Institute. Scott Mourtgos is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Utah. Justin Nix is a distinguished associate professor at the University of Nebraska–Omaha. Gabriel Rossman is an associate professor of sociology at UCLA.
Garry Brown is a Scottish illustrator working in California. He graduated from the Joe Kubert School of Cartoon and Graphic Art in 2010 and is a regular interior artist for Brian Wood’s The Massive. Larry Brownstein has exhibited widely and published several monographs, including Los Angeles, Where Anything Is Possible. His photo credits include National Geographic Traveler, Discover, and Photo District News, as well as books, calendars, greeting cards, and billboards. Alberto Mena is a graphic artist living in New York.