The Atlantic

Subscribe to The Atlantic feed
Updated: 2 hours 25 min ago

The New Enemies List

6 hours 29 min ago
Trump’s embrace of one of Richard Nixon’s most notorious moves poses a question: Will voters still hold a president accountable for abusing his power?https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2018/08/the-new-enemies-list/567874/?utm_source=feed

The Pursuit of Blondness

10 hours 48 min ago
Modern hair-coloring technology has allowed people to dye their hair virtually any shade. So why is one hue in particular so popular?https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2018/08/the-pursuit-of-blondness/567688/?utm_source=feed

Democrats Don’t Need a National Message

11 hours 38 min ago
A bottom-up approach is better than a single line imposed by party leadership.https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2018/08/democrats-message-trump/567541/?utm_source=feed

Why Are So Many People Flushing Their Contacts Down the Toilet?

12 hours 38 min ago
The trash is right there.https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2018/08/contacts-down-the-drain/567850/?utm_source=feed

Trump’s Implicit Defense of Alex Jones Is an Echo of Birtherism

Sat, 2018-08-18 18:08
In a Saturday tweetstorm, the president complained that “too many voices are being destroyed” by social media, amid an ongoing controversy about the conspiracy theorist Alex Jones’s use of Twitter.https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2018/08/trumps-implicit-defense-of-alex-jones-is-an-echo-of-birtherism/567871/?utm_source=feed

How the International Failure in Rwanda Shaped Kofi Annan’s Worldview

Sat, 2018-08-18 11:01
The former UN secretary general became a proponent of diplomatic interventions to alleviate human suffering. Annan died Saturday at the age of 80.https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2018/08/kofi-annan-rwanda/567865/?utm_source=feed

An Admiral Speaks Out

Sat, 2018-08-18 10:59
An op-ed criticizing the president from the man responsible for the raid that killed Osama Bin Laden represents a startling intervention by a studiously non-political figure.https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2018/08/an-admiral-speaks-out/567868/?utm_source=feed

Letters: 'My Dad Was Not My Biological Father'

Sat, 2018-08-18 09:00
Readers share their experiences receiving surprising results from a genetics test.https://www.theatlantic.com/letters/archive/2018/08/letters-my-dad-was-not-my-biological-father/566903/?utm_source=feed

Writers Have Always Loved Mobile Devices

Sat, 2018-08-18 08:00
Writing boxes, popular from the 17th century, provided the same pleasure as today’s laptops and custom word processors: To make the experience of writing pleasurable, whether or not any actual writing gets done. An Object Lesson.https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2018/08/writers-have-always-loved-mobile-devices/567637/?utm_source=feed

Teaching Kids to Code During the Summer—for $1,000 a Week

Sat, 2018-08-18 08:00
Are private summer camps exacerbating tech's diversity problem?https://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2018/08/coding-camps/566333/?utm_source=feed

The Family Weekly: There’s No Easy Way to Talk About Wanting Grandkids

Sat, 2018-08-18 07:30
Plus: The history of family separations, an examination of roommate relationships, and fertility apps.https://www.theatlantic.com/newsletters/archive/2018/08/the-family-weekly-wanting-grandkids/567820/?utm_source=feed

<em>Minding the Gap</em> Is an Extraordinary Feat of Filmmaking

Sat, 2018-08-18 06:50
The Hulu documentary by Bing Liu examines masculinity and trauma through the lens of three Illinois skateboarders.https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2018/08/minding-the-gap-is-an-extraordinary-feat-of-filmmaking/567790/?utm_source=feed

Trump and Mexico Need Each Other

Sat, 2018-08-18 06:00
From immigration to trade, the interests of the U.S. are broadly congruent with the agenda of Andrés Manuel López Obrador.https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2018/08/its-time-for-a-us-mexico-partnership/567856/?utm_source=feed

Donald Trump’s Unprecedented Assault on the Media

Sat, 2018-08-18 06:00
First Amendment lawyer Floyd Abrams says Trump easily surpasses Richard Nixon as the greatest threat the news media in America has ever faced.https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2018/08/donald-trumps-unprecedented-assault-on-the-media/567826/?utm_source=feed

Can Britain Deal With ‘No Deal’?

Sat, 2018-08-18 05:00
The British government says it is prepared to crash out of the European Union—but a warning from its new foreign secretary suggests that isn’t true.https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2018/08/can-britain-deal-with-no-deal/567766/?utm_source=feed

Putin’s Weekend of Trolling

Sat, 2018-08-18 02:00
It’s always awkward when he meets with Angela Merkel.https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2018/08/germany-russia-austria-merkel-putin-kurz-immigration-europe-refugees/567817/?utm_source=feed

<em>The Atlantic </em>Daily: Cost of Living

Fri, 2018-08-17 18:05
Trump’s clash with ex–military leaders, traces of herbicide in cereal, why so many Airbnb hosts are teachers, and morehttps://www.theatlantic.com/newsletters/archive/2018/08/the-atlantic-daily-august-17-2018/567841/?utm_source=feed

<em>The Atlantic</em> Politics &amp; Policy Daily: Parade’s End

Fri, 2018-08-17 16:57
Trump blamed the cancellation of his military parade on Washington D.C. officials, saying they had inflated the cost.https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2018/08/the-atlantic-politics-policy-daily-parades-end/567832/?utm_source=feed

What If a Female CEO Acted Like Elon Musk?

Fri, 2018-08-17 16:47
The Tesla CEO’s tearful New York Times interview reveals a lot about the double standards men and women face.https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/08/elon-musk-new-york-times-interview-ceo/567835/?utm_source=feed

Photos of the Week: Sun Biter, Solar Probe, Belgian Bovines

Fri, 2018-08-17 15:14
Flowers carpet Brussels, a farewell is bid to Aretha Franklin, abandoned share bikes find homes in Germany, a cardboard Viking church collapses in Liverpool, a bridge collapses in Italy, and much more.https://www.theatlantic.com/photo/2018/08/photos-of-the-week-sun-biter-solar-probe-belgian-bovines/567802/?utm_source=feed

Pages