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.

Murder of Journalist Reflects Global Assault on Free Speech

So why are the crackdowns so popular?

Seeing Lee Through the Eyes of Slaves and Planters

Lincoln’s second inaugural address was carefully worded for times like these.

“Dunkirk” Is a Film about Survival

Christopher Nolan’s epic builds a bridge between our time and the different era of 1940.

‘Only I Can Fix It’

That’s what Trump said — so no wonder he can’t build a functioning team at the White House

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

This Shakespeare Fits Our Era of Puritanical Licentiousness

So why do we have such a problem with it?

Ross Douthat Throws In the Towel

A rousing new slogan: “they could certainly do worse.”

A Euro-African West?

Meditations on civilization by Trump, Macron, Douthat and me

Reagan’s Aliens and Climate Change

The Gipper’s favorite hypothetical proves something different than he imagined

Burn After Reading

The Coens had Donald Jr.’s number

Does the West Have a Civilization?

And if it does, why are liberals like Peter Beinart letting the alt-right decide what it is?

What If the Chinese Are Just Biding Their Time?

Avoiding the ‘Thucydides Trap,’ but not the way Graham Allison envisions.

God and Man in the Times

Ross Douthat “debates” Tyler Cowen

Independence Day Movies

Damon Linker makes a list

Chesterton’s Defense of Patriotism

Happy Independence Day

Play It Again, Sam

Why do we watch movies over and over?

Oh, Canada

Happy 150th Birthday (sort of)

The Senate Health Care Bill In Two Tweets

Ross Douthat and Yuval Levin on counting the BRCA’s phantom chickens

Bad Apps and Liability

If bad training is partly to blame for fatally bad performance, can the trainers be sued?

Officer Yanez’s Panic, And Ours

An trigger-happy society acquits a trigger-happy cop

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