Timothy Noah

Timothy Noah is labor policy editor at Politico and author of The Great Divergence: America’s Growing Inequality Crisis and What We Can Do About It. He was an editor at the Washington Monthly from 1983 to 1985.


Manufacturing Won’t Save Us

At the gut level, allowing our industrial base to shrink seems incredibly unwise. But it’s maddeningly difficult to make an evidence-based case for rescuing it. 

Honoring the Brilliant Caricaturist, Vint Lawrence

Vint Lawrence, a brilliant caricaturist for the Washington Monthly, the New Republic, and the Washington Post, died April 9th at the age of 76 of complications from acute myeloid leukemia. At a dinner at the Dupont Circle restaurant Otello in the late 1980s I once heard Christopher Hitchens introduce Vint as “the cartoonist in this… Read more »