Brian C. Anderson is senior editor of City Journal and the author of Raymond Aron: The Recovery of the Political. His writings have appeared in First Things, The Wilson Quarterly, and The Public Interest.

Janet Daley is a columnist for the Daily Telegraph and a regular panelist on BBC Radio’s The Moral Maze.

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.

Stefan Kanfer, a contributing editor of City Journal and a former editor of Time, is the author of several novels and four social histories. He is now working on a critical biography of Groucho Marx.

John Leo is a columnist for U.S. News & World Report and the author of Two Steps Ahead of the Thought Police.

Heather Mac Donald is a contributing editor of City Journal and John M. Olin Fellow at the Manhattan Institute. Her articles have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, The New Republic, The New Criterion, and the New York Times.

Diane Ravitch is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, John M. Olin Research Professor of Education at New York University, and a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. A former assistant secretary of education, she is the author of National Standards in American Education: A Citizen’s Guide, The Great School Wars: New York City, 1805-1973, and The Schools We Deserve.

Peter Reinharz is chief of the Family Court division of the New York City Law Department, an adjunct professor at Fordham Law School, and a City Journal contributing editor. He is the author of Killer Kids, Bad Law: Tales of the juvenile Justice System.

Roger Scruton is a writer and philosopher living in England. He is a contributing editor of City Journal and editor of The Salisbury Review. His books include The Aesthetic Understanding: Essays in the Philosophy of Art and Culture and An Intelligent Person’s Guide to Modern Culture.

Sol Stern, a contributing editor of City Journal, has written for Commentary and the Wall Street Journal and has served as a policy analyst for the governments of New York City and New York State.


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