Theodore Dalrymple, a physician, is a contributing editor of City Journal and the Dietrich Weismann Fellow at the Manhattan Institute. His current book is Romancing Opiates: Pharmacological Lies and the Addiction Bureaucracy.
Nicole Gelinas is a contributing editor of City Journal and the Searle Freedom Trust Fellow at the Manhattan Institute. She is a Chartered Financial Analyst.
Christopher Gray founded the Office for Metropolitan History in 1975 and has written the Streetscapes column for the New York Times since 1987.
Victor Davis Hanson is a contributing editor of City Journal. He is the author, most recently, of A War Like No Other: How the Athenians and Spartans Fought the Peloponnesian War. His other books include Mexifornia and Carnage and Culture. He is a classicist and military historian at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University.
Kay S. Hymowitz, a contributing editor of City Journal and the William E. Simon Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, is the author of Liberations Children and Ready or Not. Her new book, Marriage and Caste in America, is a collection of her City Journal essays.
Stefan Kanfer, a contributing editor of City Journal and a former editor of Time, is the author of a dozen novels and social histories. His new book is Stardust Lost, a history of the Yiddish theater in New York.
Heather Mac Donald is a contributing editor of City Journal and the John M. Olin Fellow at the Manhattan Institute. She is the author of Are Cops Racist? and The Burden of Bad Ideas.
Steven Malanga is a contributing 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.
Harry Stein is a contributing editor of City Journal. A journalist and novelist, he is the author of How I Accidentally Joined the Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy (and Found Inner Peace) and The Girl Watchers Club.
James Q. Wilson, formerly a professor at Harvard and at UCLA, now lectures at Pepperdine University. Among his recent books are The Moral Sense and The Marriage Problem. His article is adapted from a Manhattan Institute lecture.