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 2021-09-24 04:31 

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Photos of the Week: Merkel Diamond, Windy Fire, Personal Drone...

Container ships anchored off the port of Los Angeles, gunfire on the front line in Ukraine, citizen astronauts splash down near Florida, a nudist grape harvest in Portugal, and much more...

 2021-09-23 19:13 

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Murders Are Spiking in America...

What the data can't tell us is why....

 2021-09-23 18:48 

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Adam Kinzinger: Republicans Are 'Frigging Crazy'...

The Illinois representative thought the GOP was filled with democracy-loving internationalists. Now he sees the party as a corrupt shell of itself....

 2021-09-23 18:29 

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The Atlantic Daily: Immunity Is Redefining COVID-19...

Breakthrough infections appear to be shorter and less severe. Soon, we'll need to adjust our perception of COVID-19, the illness....

 2021-09-23 15:07 

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The Al Capone Approach to Anti-vaxxers...

The social-media giants are going after vaccine liars and conspiracists for technicalities. Is there a better way to protect the truth?...

 2021-09-23 13:29 

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Hope Is Better Than Optimism...

Optimists believe that things will turn out all right. Being hopeful requires no such assumption....

 2021-09-23 12:57 

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The Most Important Vaccine I'll Get This Fall...

After last year's eerie lull, flu viruses could be poised to return packing a bigger punch....

 2021-09-23 11:29 

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What It Was Like for Me to Watch Christine Blasey Ford's Testimony...

From my own experience in 1991, I knew that her life would never be the same....

 2021-09-23 11:27 

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The Five Coup Schemes of Donald J. Trump...

Some of the plots to overturn the election happened in secret. But don't forget the ones that unfolded in the open....

 2021-09-23 11:21 

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The Non-coastal Elites...

The jet-setting cosmopolitans of popular imagination exist, but they are far outnumbered by a less exalted and less discussed elite group, one that sits at the pinnacle of America's local hierarchies....

 2021-09-23 11:01 

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The Caregiving Economy...

Think about caregiving less as a bundle of services and more as a web of relationships that encourage human flourishing....

 2021-09-23 10:31 

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No, Vaccinated People Are Not 'Just as Likely' to Spread the Coronavirus as Unvaccinated People...

This has become a common refrain among the cautious—and it's wrong....

 2021-09-23 08:00 

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The Experiment Podcast: The Original Anti-Vaxxer...

Where does our bodily autonomy end and our duty to others begin? In March, The Experiment considered one answer, which lies in the story of a 1905 Supreme Court case about government-mandated vaccines....

 2021-09-23 06:01 

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What Germany's Far Right Has Taught Us...

The Alternative for Germany is expected to fall short of its historic 2017 victory, but that doesn't mean it has failed....

 2021-09-22 19:24 

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Can Watching Other People Get Therapy Help Me Too?...

Couples Therapy has all the drama of reality TV, but it might be more than just entertainment....

 2021-09-22 17:28 

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Full Lineup Announced for The Atlantic Festival's Ideas StageHappening Live September 2730 from 2 to 4 p.m....

Festival to include interviews with Dr. Anthony Fauci, Dr. Rochelle Walensky, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Eric Schmidt, Dallas Mavericks CEO Cynthia "Cynt" Marshall, EPA Administrator Michael Regan , and Senators Marco Rubio and Ben Sasse . Events beg...

 2021-09-22 16:49 

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The Atlantic Daily: Let's Circle Back on That...

We're giving American office culture its quarterly performance review....

 2021-09-22 15:06 

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Why Hasn't Elon Musk Been to Space Yet?...

The summer of flying space billionaires is over, and SpaceX's founder has shown no signs of leaving Earth soon....

 2021-09-22 14:12 

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The Atlantic Daily: Let's Circle Back on That...

We're giving American office culture its quarterly performance review....

 2021-09-22 11:26 

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The State of Texas v. Jesus Christ...

Texas's refusal to allow a pastor to pray while holding a dying man's hand is an offense to basic Christian values....

 2021-09-22 11:21 

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America's Travel Ban Made No Sense...

Lifting it proved that point....

 2021-09-22 11:16 

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The Arctic's Grisly Past Is a Horror Story...

Today's fictional North is defined by nostalgia for an icier time....

 2021-09-22 11:00 

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What Do the Lefty Anti-Vaxxers Do Now?...

They've aligned themselves with forces they despise. But lefty anti-vaxxers don't see the contradiction....

 2021-09-22 10:46 

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Hunter Biden's Art Show Is an Ethical Quagmire...

The president's son is about to sell his paintings to ... well, we have no idea....

 2021-09-22 09:00 

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What the Rest of America Can Learn From Colorado...

One year after widespread protests, state reforms have brought accountability to policing, if not an end to brutality....

 2021-09-21 21:23 

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The Atlantic Festival 2021: A Live Virtual Event...

Join Atlantic staffers alongside industry experts and leaders for a seven-day event....

 2021-09-21 18:03 

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Democrats May Be on the Verge of Climate Disaster...

The party's climate measures suddenly face a tough battle in Congress....

 2021-09-21 18:02 

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A Sea of Flags: Commemorating More Than 675,000 Americans Lost to COVID-19...

Images of a temporary art installation made up of hundreds of thousands of small white flags representing Americans lost to COVID-19...

 2021-09-21 17:25 

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The Democrats' Greatest Delusion...

The party keeps behaving like it can win the next election by pulling off the right set of political maneuvers....

 2021-09-21 17:11 

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You Can Wait for Your New Couch...

The global supply chain is a mess because it's full of workers still at mortal risk of COVID-19....

 2021-09-21 15:17 

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Immunity Is Redefining COVID-19...

Eventually we might all have to deal with COVID-19—but a shorter, gentler version, thanks to vaccines....

 2021-09-21 14:17 

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When a Hit Musical Becomes a Bad Movie...

Dear Evan Hansen was lauded on Broadway, but the film adaptation only emphasizes its flaws....

 2021-09-21 11:31 

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'Following the Science' Only Gets Democracy So Far...

People differ in their values, priorities, and tolerance for risk. Some pandemic-policy decisions are matters of democratic judgment, not scientific certainty....

 2021-09-21 11:31 

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Where Is the Reckoning Over Disability Rights?...

Being Black and disabled is a constant struggle....

 2021-09-21 11:00 

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Why Offices Are Starting to Look More Like Homes...

Sofas, rugs, curtains, and other domestic touches have become popular in office design, further blurring the already blurry distinction between work and home life....

 2021-09-21 11:00 

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What Are Offices Good For, Anyway?...

The pandemic disrupted "soft work"—the gossip, eavesdropping, and casual relationship-building that aren't a formal part of your job....

 2021-09-21 11:00 

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Texas Finally Went Too Far...

Even some Texans who wouldn't themselves have an abortion think that the state's new abortion law is too extreme....

 2021-09-21 10:00 

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The World Won't Miss Angela Merkel...

The German chancellor's departure feels like a historic moment. But little will change once she's gone....

 2021-09-21 06:57 

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U.S. Allies Still Trust America...

A new defense pact serves as a powerful rebuttal of the argument that Washington is in retreat....

 2021-09-20 17:18 

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Photos: A Destructive Eruption on the Canary Islands...

More than 100 houses have been destroyed by a recent eruption on La Palma island....

 2021-09-20 17:07 

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When a Happy Marriage Is Just an Act...

HBO's remake of a famous relationship drama seems to forget why viewers like to watch stories of romantic turmoil....

 2021-09-20 12:51 

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A World Without Children...

A generation facing an intractable problem debates whether to bring a new generation into the world....

 2021-09-20 11:00 

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Six Things to Understand About the Pandemic Now...

The rules of the pandemic keep changing, but these principles can guide your thinking through the seasons to come....

 2021-09-20 10:01 

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The Quietest Emmys Speech Was the Loudest...

After winning her award, Michaela Coel delivered the rare message meant for those outside the glitzy room in which she stood....

 2021-09-20 10:01 

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The American Crackdown on China That Is Working...

Washington's push against Beijing's human-rights abuses could have more of an impact than tariffs or trade wars....

 2021-09-20 09:00 

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A Democratic House May Depend on Dismantling Minority Districts...

As the 2022 redistricting wars heat up, multiple lawsuits could help determine the future of Congress....

 2021-09-20 09:00 

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Guess How Many People Worked From Home Last Year...

A misconception about the prevalence of remote work explains a lot about confirmation bias in America....

 2021-09-19 12:00 

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Lately, I've Taken To...

A poem by Linda Gregerson, published in The Atlantic in 2014...

 2021-09-19 11:00 

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How Liberals Killed the New Deal...

The left attacked and criticized administrative power, and then lost control of both the government and the narrative that surrounded it....

 2021-09-19 11:00 

The Atlantic

Why Biden Bet It All on Mandates...

The president's decision could cost Democrats in 2022 and 2024. He doesn't care....

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