Theodore Dalrymple is a contributing editor of City Journal, the Dietrich Weismann Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, and the author of many books, including Not with a Bang but a Whimper: The Politics and Culture of Decline.
Stephen Eide is a Manhattan Institute senior fellow.
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.
Ted Gioia writes on music, literature, and popular culture. His latest book is How to Listen to Jazz.
Edward L. Glaeser is a professor of economics at Harvard University, a City Journal contributing editor, and the author of Triumph of the City: How Our Greatest Invention Makes Us Richer, Smarter, Greener, Healthier, and Happier.
Victor Davis Hanson is a contributing editor of City Journal and the Martin and Illie Anderson Senior Fellow in Classics and Military History at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University.
Stefan Kanfer, a City Journal contributing editor, is the author, most recently, of The Eskimo Hunts in Miami.
Catesby Leigh writes about public art and architecture and lives in Washington, D.C.
Heather Mac Donald is the Thomas W. Smith Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, a contributing editor of City Journal, and the author of The War on Cops (Encounter Books, 2016).
Myron Magnet, City Journal’s editor-at-large and its editor from 1994 through 2006, is a recipient of the National Humanities Medal. His latest book is The Founders at Home.
Steven Malanga is the senior editor of City Journal, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, and the author of Shakedown: The Continuing Conspiracy Against the American Taxpayer.
Aaron M. Renn is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and a contributing editor of City Journal.
Jason L. Riley is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, a columnist for the Wall Street Journal, and the author of Please Stop Helping Us: How Liberals Make It Harder for Blacks to Succeed.
Guy Sorman, a City Journal contributing editor and French public intellectual, is the author of many books, including In Praise of Giving: Understanding the American Heart.
Soundings: Seth Barron is project director of the Manhattan Institute’s NYC Initiative. He blogs about New York City politics at City Council Watch. Oren Cass is a Manhattan Institute senior fellow. Fred Siegel is a City Journal contributing editor and the author of The Revolt Against the Masses: How Liberalism Has Undermined the Middle Class. John Tierney is a contributing editor of City Journal, coauthor of Willpower: Rediscovering the Greatest Strength, and a contributing science columnist for the New York Times, where he previously wrote “The Big City” column. Karl Zinsmeister is creator of the just-published Almanac of American Philanthropy, on which his article is based.
Artists: Alberto Mena is a graphic designer based in New York. Spencer Platt joined Getty Images in 2001 and covers stories in Africa, the Middle East, Europe, and Latin America. His work has appeared in such publications as Time, Newsweek, Stern, Paris Match, New York Times, and Los Angeles Times. Platt has won numerous awards for his work, including Pictures of the Year (POY) and the NPPA Year in Pictures. Arnold Roth is a cartoonist whose work has appeared in Punch, The New Yorker, New York Times, and many other publications.