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Noah Millman

Columnist

Noah Millman is a screenwriter and filmmaker, a political columnist and a critic. From 2012 through 2017 he was a senior editor and featured blogger at The American Conservative. His work has also appeared in The New York Times Book Review, Politico, USA Today, The New Republic, The Weekly Standard, Foreign Policy, Modern Age, First Things, and the Jewish Review of Books, among other publications. Noah lives in Brooklyn with his wife and son.

How Joe Biden can create a foreign policy that sticks around
Joe Biden.
Opinion

How Joe Biden can create a foreign policy that sticks around

How Biden can save his agenda under divided government
President-elect Joe Biden signs legislation.
Opinion

How Biden can save his agenda under divided government

Don't panic: Democracy is holding up
President Trump.
Opinion

Don't panic: Democracy is holding up

COVID-19 keeps proving everyone wrong
Earth.
Analysis

COVID-19 keeps proving everyone wrong

Is Trump the candidate of peace?
President Trump.
Feature

Is Trump the candidate of peace?

The craziest ways the 2020 election might end
A voter.
Analysis

The craziest ways the 2020 election might end

A new constitution? Be careful what you wish for.
The Constitution.
Analysis

A new constitution? Be careful what you wish for.

What the language police miss about offensive words
Amy Coney Barrett.
Feature

What the language police miss about offensive words

Is Joe Biden the Konrad Adenauer of the U.S.?
Joe Biden.
Opinion

Is Joe Biden the Konrad Adenauer of the U.S.?

2020 and the shadow of Bush v. Gore
President Trump and Joe Biden.
Opinion

2020 and the shadow of Bush v. Gore

Democrats' terrible bluff on the Supreme Court
A donkey playing poker.
Opinion

Democrats' terrible bluff on the Supreme Court

How a productivity phenomenon explains the unraveling of America
Opinion

How a productivity phenomenon explains the unraveling of America

Who has the most to lose from political violence?
A police officer.
Analysis

Who has the most to lose from political violence?

The left is blowing the school reopening crisis
A teacher.
Opinion

The left is blowing the school reopening crisis

Is the Republican Party a cult of personality?
President Trump.
Opinion

Is the Republican Party a cult of personality?

Biden cares about America. Can Democrats show they do too?
Joe Biden.
Opinion

Biden cares about America. Can Democrats show they do too?

The culture war in a tuna fish sandwich
Kamala Harris and tuna.
Opinion

The culture war in a tuna fish sandwich

Is Kamala Harris really the heir apparent of the Democratic Party?
Sen. Kamala Harris.
Opinion

Is Kamala Harris really the heir apparent of the Democratic Party?

America is coming apart. Europe is coming together.
The American and EU flags.
Opinion

America is coming apart. Europe is coming together.

Coronavirus and the crisis of capitalism
A waitress.
Opinion

Coronavirus and the crisis of capitalism

The scandal of the Declaration
Thomas Jefferson.
Opinion

The scandal of the Declaration

Nobody knows how bad this coronavirus surge is
A coronavirus patient.
Analysis

Nobody knows how bad this coronavirus surge is

Will Biden's VP pick be Black, female — and a cop?
Vice presidential contenders.
Opinion

Will Biden's VP pick be Black, female — and a cop?

Call them the coronavirus riots
A rioter.
Feature

Call them the coronavirus riots

The reality of the 'new cold war' with China
Xi Jinping.
Opinion

The reality of the 'new cold war' with China

Coronavirus will win. America needs to make a plan for failure.
A social distancing sign.
Analysis

Coronavirus will win. America needs to make a plan for failure.

What the stock market knows
Logos.
Analysis

What the stock market knows

How close are we to herd immunity?
A crowd.
Analysis

How close are we to herd immunity?

The new mysteries of coronavirus
Question marks.
Analysis

The new mysteries of coronavirus

Buying time for the post-COVID reckoning
Coronavirus.
Opinion

Buying time for the post-COVID reckoning

Coronavirus' profound threat to democracy
President Trump, Viktor Orban, and Benjamin Netanyahu.
Feature

Coronavirus' profound threat to democracy

Will the EU survive coronavirus?
The EU flag.
Opinion

Will the EU survive coronavirus?

This is not how America should be responding
Join or Die.
Opinion

This is not how America should be responding

Why the coronavirus fight needs your most precious resource: Time
An hourglass.
Opinion

Why the coronavirus fight needs your most precious resource: Time

The conservatives who would sacrifice the elderly to save the economy
An elderly person.
Opinion

The conservatives who would sacrifice the elderly to save the economy

The only way to protect the economy is to defeat the virus
Money.
Analysis

The only way to protect the economy is to defeat the virus