Timothy Noah

Timothy Noah is a contributing editor of the Washington Monthly. He is the author of The Great Divergence: America’s Growing Inequality Crisis and What We Can Do About It.


The Hills Are Alive With the Sound of Malick

Terrence Malick’s films probe nature and sin with painterly beauty and occasionally eye-rolling monologues. “A Hidden Life,” the director’s vision of sainthood in the Alps was ignored in 2019. Thanks to the journal “Liberties,” it may get the viewers it deserves.

Please, Democrats: Kill the Filibuster

If you capture the Senate, don’t get wobbly and nostalgic about some mythical pre-Mitch McConnell era when the filibuster was good. It’s always been a bad idea.