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.

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Murder of Journalist Reflects Global Assault on Free Speech

So why are the crackdowns so popular?
Noah Millman September 12, 2017

Seeing Lee Through the Eyes of Slaves and Planters

Lincoln's second inaugural address was carefully worded for times like these.
Noah Millman September 5, 2017

“Dunkirk” Is a Film about Survival

Christopher Nolan’s epic builds a bridge between our time and the different era of 1940.
Noah Millman August 8, 2017

‘Only I Can Fix It’

That's what Trump said -- so no wonder he can't build a functioning team at the White House
Noah Millman August 1, 2017

Trumpism and the Politics of Distrust

Trump is a lousy populist, but he retains what popular support he has because so many Americans distrust those most alarmed by Trump's behavior
Noah Millman August 1, 2017

This Shakespeare Fits Our Era of Puritanical Licentiousness

So why do we have such a problem with it?
Noah Millman July 26, 2017

Ross Douthat Throws In the Towel

A rousing new slogan: "they could certainly do worse."
Noah Millman July 19, 2017

A Euro-African West?

Meditations on civilization by Trump, Macron, Douthat and me
Noah Millman July 14, 2017