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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.

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

Elizabeth Warren bet on being right — and lost
Elizabeth Warren.
Opinion

Elizabeth Warren bet on being right — and lost

Biden and Sanders yearn for a bygone world
Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders.
Analysis

Biden and Sanders yearn for a bygone world

What if Super Tuesday clarifies nothing?
Democratic candidates.
Analysis

What if Super Tuesday clarifies nothing?

Is Bernie Sanders the Democrats' Goldwater, Reagan, or Trump?
Barry Goldwater, Ronald Reagan, and President Trump.
Analysis

Is Bernie Sanders the Democrats' Goldwater, Reagan, or Trump?

Bloomberg's hostile takeover of democracy
Michael Bloomberg.
Opinion

Bloomberg's hostile takeover of democracy

Bernie Sanders' subtle warning to the Democratic Party
Democratic candidates.
Analysis

Bernie Sanders' subtle warning to the Democratic Party

Why Amy Klobuchar would win by subtraction
Amy Klobuchar.
Analysis

Why Amy Klobuchar would win by subtraction

Elizabeth Warren's last chance
Sen. Elizabeth Warren.
Opinion

Elizabeth Warren's last chance

Trump's peace plan isn't a deal. It's an endorsement of reality.
President Trump.
Opinion

Trump's peace plan isn't a deal. It's an endorsement of reality.

Why everyone is underestimating the odds of a brokered convention
Democratic candidates.
Analysis

Why everyone is underestimating the odds of a brokered convention

Did the U.S. win the trade war? Depends what we were fighting for.
President Trump.
Opinion

Did the U.S. win the trade war? Depends what we were fighting for.

The unintended consequences of Taiwan standing up to China
Xi Jinping.
Analysis

The unintended consequences of Taiwan standing up to China

The Iran crisis is what happens when people believe in 'Great Men'
President Trump.
Opinion

The Iran crisis is what happens when people believe in 'Great Men'

Humanity's decade of disillusionment and decline
Apples.
Opinion

Humanity's decade of disillusionment and decline