Author Archives: Noah Millman

About Noah Millman

Noah Millman, senior editor, is an opinion journalist, critic, screenwriter, and filmmaker who joined The American Conservative in 2012. Prior to joining TAC, he was a regular blogger at The American Scene. Millman’s work has also appeared in The New York Times Book Review, The Week, Politico, First Things, Commentary, and on The Economist’s online blogs. He lives in Brooklyn.

The Marketplace of Ideas in the Age of Plutocracy

A review of Dan Drezner’s book, The Ideas Industry

Can the Left Respond to Right-Wing Populism?

The center of the storm shifts to France

Going Over the Top One More Time

Does the AHCA debacle herald something far more ominous in the GOP’s future?

Douthat, Le Pen, Again

The New York Times opinion writer responds to critics of his quasi-endorsement over the weekend

McCarthy on Le Pen

Why is she anathema while Trump deserved support?

The Unspeakable Horror of the Literary Life: Internet Edition

Michael Brendan Dougherty’s final column at The Week

Steve Sailer’s Moment

How will he seize it?

Why Not Le Pen?

Ross Douthat and myself on the case for and against the French tribune of populist nationalism

Trump and the Thucydides Trap

Could sloth and incompetence prevent war?

France Votes

And if the center holds, what then?

Home News: “Public Speaking” Screening in NYC

My latest short film premiers next Tuesday

Trump’s Retreat From Populism

The inevitability of betrayal

Their Hands Have Lost Their Cunning, But Their Tongues Do Not Cleave To The Roofs Of Their Mouths

Steve Levenson’s play, If I Forget, at the Laura Pels Theater

Syria: What We Know, What We Will Yet Learn

This comes as no surprise to those of us who argued from the first that he had no convictions on any topic.

The Gorsuch Filibuster

The Democrats have less to worry about than they did even two months ago

You Think China Is Bluffing?

I think you are

Pro-Wall Street Populism

It exists because populists don’t like bureaucrats any more than they like bankers

Trumping the Yellow Brick Road

He’s already reached the Emerald City. What should he ask the Wizard for?


The question is what constitutes the present crisis, and is Sanders’s populism responsive to it?

Will We Always Have Been At War With Obamacare?

If the AHCA fails, will the base be furious, relieved, depressed — or simply forget that the fight ever happened?

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