Mike D’Virgilio – Editor

He has a 30 year career in business development, sales and marketing in both the business and non-profit sectors. Mike was the Director of Information at a Messiah College, a small liberal arts college in central Pennsylvania for eight years in the 1990s, and is currently the Vice President of Business Development for a website development firm focused on the independent school market. Mike holds a Bachelors degree in Communication from Arizona State University and a Masters degree from Westminster Theological Seminary Philadelphia.

S.T. Karnick – Editor at Large

Mr. Karnick helped found The American Outlook magazine for the Hudson Institute and edited the magazine for seven years. He has written hundreds of articles for print and web publications such as The Weekly Standard, The American Spectator, National Review, Books and Culture, The National Interest, The Washington Examiner, and numerous others, as well as for radio and television. Mr. Karnick is currently the Research Director at the Heartland Institute, where he oversees and edits the Institute’s research on topics including energy, the environment, education, and taxes and finance.

Ilana Mercer

Ilana Mercer is a paleolibertarian writer, based in the U.S. She is a contributor to Junge Freiheit, Germany’s finest weekly, and is a fellow at the Jerusalem Institute for Market Studies. Her latest book is “Into the Cannibal’s Pot: Lessons For America From Post-Apartheid South Africa.” Her website Follow her on Twitter. “Friend” her on Facebook.

Shmuel Ben-Gad

Shmuel Ben-Gad is a librarian at the George Washington University. He especially likes the films of Robert Bresson, the elves of Middle-earth, and whole wheat bagels.

Steven Ward

Steven is a freelance music journalist, and has had music writing published in Classic Rock, Las Vegas Weekly,, Harp, Blurt,, Boston Phoenix, Offbeat and Louisiana Life. He is the managing editor of The Clarion-Ledger in Jackson, MS.