Michael Knox Beran is a contributing editor of City Journal. His most recent book is Forge of Empires 1861–1871: Three Revolutionary Statesmen and the World They Made.
Theodore Dalrymple, a physician, is a contributing editor of City Journal and the Dietrich Weismann Fellow at the Manhattan Institute.
Nicole Gelinas, a City Journal contributing editor and the Searle Freedom Trust Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, is a Chartered Financial Analyst.
Edward L. Glaeser is a professor of economics at Harvard University, where he has taught since 1992, and a Manhattan Institute senior fellow.
Paul Howard is the director of the Manhattan Institute’s Center for Medical Progress and the managing editor of its web-based journal, Medical Progress Today.
Stefan Kanfer, a contributing editor of City Journal and a former editor of Time, is the author, most recently, of The Voodoo That They Did So Well. His biography of Marlon Brando, Somebody, will be published by Knopf this fall.
Heather Mac Donald is a contributing editor of City Journal and the John M. Olin Fellow at the Manhattan Institute. Her latest book, coauthored with Victor Davis Hanson and Steven Malanga, is The Immigration Solution.
Myron Magnet is the author of The Dream and the Nightmare: The Sixties’ Legacy to the Underclass. He is City Journal’s editor-at-large and was its editor from 1994 through 2006.
Steven Malanga is senior editor of City Journal and a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute. He is the author of The New New Left, a collection of his City Journal essays.
John Renehan is a captain in the U.S. Army’s Third Infantry Division. He was formerly an assistant corporation counsel at the New York City Law Department.
Guy Sorman, a City Journal contributing editor, is the author of numerous books, most recently The Empire of Lies: The Truth About China in the Twenty-First Century. His article was translated from the French by Ralph C. Hancock.
Harry Stein, a contributing editor of City Journal, is the author of How I Accidentally Joined the Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy (and Found Inner Peace).
Sol Stern is a contributing editor of City Journal and the author of Breaking Free: Public School Lessons and the Imperative of School Choice.
Jerry Weinberger is a professor of political science at Michigan State University, director of the LeFrak Forum at Michigan State, and an adjunct fellow at the Hudson Institute. His most recent book is Benjamin Franklin Unmasked: On the Unity of His Moral, Religious, and Political Thought.
André Glucksmann is a French philosopher. His article was translated from the French by Ralph C. Hancock. Andrew Klavan, a City Journal contributing editor, is the author, most recently, of the novel Empire of Lies. Judith Miller is a contributing editor of City Journal and a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist who writes about national security issues.
Alberto Mena is the graphics and imaging director of BusinessWeek. Arnold Roth is a cartoonist whose work has appeared in Punch, The New Yorker, the New York Times, and many other publications. Harvey Wang is a widely acclaimed photographer and award-winning filmmaker who has published five books of photography, including Flophouse: Life on the Bowery and Harvey Wang’s New York. Cover artist Doug Safranek’s works have been featured in solo exhibitions in New York, Washington, and Wisconsin, and his paintings are in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Little Rock’s Arkansas Art Center, and Seattle’s Frye Art Museum, among others. He is represented in New York City by ACA Galleries: www.acagalleries.com. On the cover: Safranek’s Overcast (egg tempera on panel, 2007–08).