Reihan Salam

Reihan Salam

Reihan Salam is the president of the Manhattan Institute and a contributing writer at The Atlantic. He is the author of Melting Pot or Civil War? A Son of Immigrants Makes the Case Against Open Borders.

Modi's New Challenge Is Embracing Urbanization

His expansion of welfare benefits has won him votes from rural citizens—but if he wants to build a “new India,” he must focus on cities.

A policeman stands guard between a line of New York City yellow taxis and cabs.

Taxi-Driver Suicides Are a Warning

Technology has pushed a vulnerable, largely immigrant, population into an economically precarious situation—even as its prospects of upward mobility dwindle.

A Single Way Forward on Two of New York's Biggest Problems

Consider “transit growth zones” to address both decaying infrastructure and affordable housing.