Elena Louisa Lange


Elena Louisa Lange is a philosopher, Japanologist, writer, former musician, and former assistant professor. Her books include The Conformist Rebellion – Marxist Critiques of the Contemporary Left, and Covid-19 and the Left – the Tyranny of Fear co-edited with Geoff Shullenberger.

She has worked as a radio editor and freelance journalist for various US, UK, and German journals and is a columnist for Swiss monthly magazine Schweizer Monat.

She has written the Substack Lawyer’s Fees, Beetroot, and Music since 2020 and is the publisher and editor-in-chief of Café Américain


  • The New Normal

    21 June 2024

    How can we confront the post-Covid onset of the totalitarian New Normal? Café American editors and contributors Elana Lange, George Hoare, Daniel Hadas, and Chris Bateman discuss censorship and free speech, collectivist ideology and societal vulnerability.