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"For some, discussions about reinventing the Southern Baptist Convention elicit fear that conservative control is slipping away," argues @JonathanMerritt. "But they can no longer be avoided." http://on.theatln.tc/SI7TWuV
"While social-media screening isn’t a dependable way to identify threats, it can be used to discriminate." @FaizaPatelBCJ and @harshwords222 on the danger of requiring visa applicants to give social-media handles: http://on.theatln.tc/8rDaCw4
Americans have an inferiority complex about the size of their houses, writes @jpinsk: http://on.theatln.tc/xxtUtpC
A younger generation—powered by the children and grandchildren of immigrants from France’s former African colonies—disputes a national myth. @karinadanielle6 reports: http://on.theatln.tc/CceYwkd
Why should YouTube host conspiracy content? Why should Facebook host provably false information? Tech companies keep trying to answer, “We’re platforms!” But activists and legislators are now saying: so what? @alexismadrigal reports: http://on.theatln.tc/Iku8bRN
Asked whether she would support bringing an obstruction case against Trump, Kamala Harris responded, “I believe that [the Department of Justice] would have no choice and that they should, yes.” That was the wrong answer, argues @qjurecic: http://on.theatln.tc/NtkiXgF
Picking a new shampoo or multivitamin off a drugstore shelf might soon be a thing of the past. @amandamull looks at a future where even the mundane tools of everyday life are bespoke. http://on.theatln.tc/BZQ02L7
Ever since Europe’s medieval age, winemakers have been using genetically identical grapes. @sarahzhang reports on the 900-year-old grape seed that shows just how long the legacy of wine grapes can last: http://on.theatln.tc/irOPT3o
For Trump, the word "loco" fits into his own pejorative arsenal when caricaturing the mental instability of his rivals. @bgzimmer on why the president uses Mock Spanish: http://on.theatln.tc/7gmWrZS
On #RadioAtlantic this week, @isaacdovere and @elainaplott discuss the 2020 race. Listen on @Spotify: http://on.theatln.tc/Fpy0MdR
“Like many rich Americans, I used to think better schools could heal the country’s ills,” writes @NickHanauer, “but I was wrong.” http://on.theatln.tc/6OScG8h
The ongoing streaming-media arms race means there’s more original TV to consume than ever before. But it also means the financial burden on consumers will continue to grow, @davidlsims argues: http://on.theatln.tc/2iV5irw
"Don't put that online!" has become a common refrain in families' social-media lives, writes @gabrielsnyder: http://on.theatln.tc/wtvqcVo
To some women, Ann Taylor feels mandatory like kale salad, sensible heels, or practical underwear. But the store serves a valuable purpose, writes @olgakhazan: http://on.theatln.tc/ZAsBTt5
The final season of “Jessica Jones” marks the end of the Marvel-Netflix universe. @shirklesxp reports on the small-screen experiment that helped pave the way for streaming’s big swings and birthed one of TV’s most complicated superheroes: http://on.theatln.tc/um4fOEY
RT @AdrienneLaF: “Time and again, successive Hong Kong leaders—handpicked by Beijing—have failed to defend Hong Kong’s autonomy...” https:/…
"The American creed has no more devoted adherents than those who have been historically denied its promises, and no more fair-weather friends than those who have taken them for granted," writes @AdamSerwer: http://on.theatln.tc/Mw6j7kt
New #DearTherapist with @LoriGottlieb1: “Is it unrealistic for me to expect an Easter visit with my grandkids, even for a few minutes, or for our son to visit us periodically?“ http://on.theatln.tc/HNwL15E
One president committed perjury—the other did not. A veteran House Republican explains to @russellberman why Bill Clinton deserved to be impeached and Donald Trump doesn't: http://on.theatln.tc/f0ejoaI
RT @adamsteinbaugh: “The American creed has no more devoted adherents than those who have been historically denied its promises, and no mor…
"Plaintiffs are betting that they can persuade a jury to side with them rather than their public shamers. They believe their antagonists belong to an umbrage-taking minority, not a majority enforcing a social consensus," argues @conor64: http://on.theatln.tc/NmPMXhb
RT @mckaycoppins: How long would it take to save up for a 20% down payment on a median-priced home with a median income? In Portland: 23 y…
What drives people to pay people to kill other people? And why does it so often backfire? Rene Chun reports: http://on.theatln.tc/viKbBya
In the midst of measles outbreaks, California and New York have put an end to exemptions from vaccination based on “belief.” @jameshamblin explains how such bans could spread: http://on.theatln.tc/DfTisMd
A founding tenet of the tech industry is that over time, computers get more powerful—and therefore better. Writing on a three-decade-old Apple Macintosh, @ibogost argues the opposite. http://on.theatln.tc/Q45Dmvj
RT @PatrickKingsley: As far-right politicians entrench themselves in European politics, they are taking aim at experts and intellectuals th…
"Resources are finite. There are only 24 hours in a day ... In a world of constraints, parents might not be able to do everything they are told." @ProfEmilyOster on why parenting advice shouldn't be framed as mandates: http://on.theatln.tc/g0JKfA7
“Uh-oh, we shouldn't have this.” Former congressman Tom Downey was advising the Gore team in 2000 when he received documents belonging to George W. Bush. He told @russellberman why he immediately called the FBI: http://on.theatln.tc/xzHMKQK
Both Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg "have made braininess central to their political brand," argues @PeterBeinart. "And it’s working—a fact that offers a window into the changing culture of the Democratic Party." http://on.theatln.tc/gKi2dHa
“'The Dead Don’t Die' is the first horror film I’ve seen that seemed as likely to lull me to sleep as to give me nightmares,” @davidlsims writes: http://on.theatln.tc/j0ShV7m
Elizabeth Gilbert's new novel, "City of Girls," explores a woman's mistakes, adventures, and pursuit of self-knowledge. @lizzieohreally talks to the author about the life experiences that led her to write the book: http://on.theatln.tc/Bn3Koyk
RT @heguisen: “You still see so many people willing to come out and protest despite the hopelessness—it really feels like it’s now or never…
Officials in Hong Kong have said they would suspend a controversial proposed extradition law. But there will be other efforts to erode the city’s freedoms, @heguisen writes: http://on.theatln.tc/JjzcZrV
RT @conor64: The publicly shamed once hid. Now they’re suing. And in a case against Oberlin College, they just won a gigantic jury verdict.…
Elizabeth Gilbert's new novel, "City of Girls", explores a woman's mistakes, adventures, and pursuit of self-knowledge. @lizzieohreally talks to the author about the life experiences that led her to write the book: http://on.theatln.tc/Yhy7di7
RT @michael_hendrix: In Los Angeles, it takes 43 years to save up a 20% down payment by setting aside 5% a year on the city’s median income…
Sugar on Snow: A poem by David Yezzi: http://on.theatln.tc/m4zXe9v
RT @lizzieohreally: Good morning. I interviewed Elizabeth Gilbert. https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2019/06/elizabeth-gilberts-new-novel-mistakes-and-adventures/591781/
RT @abdallah_fayyad: “American workers are struggling in large part because they are underpaid—and they are underpaid because 40 years of t…
Why is Europe's far right targeting gender studies programs? A growing pattern of attacks across Europe is as much about electoral opportunity as a conflict of ideas, writes @eliza_apperly: http://on.theatln.tc/COcrkHk
"Plaintiffs are betting that they can persuade a jury to side with them rather than their public shamers. They believe their antagonists belong to an umbrage-taking minority, not a majority enforcing a social consensus," argues @conor64: http://on.theatln.tc/d2VUc9C
RT @TheAtlantic: "Congress must begin an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump," argues @RepSwalwell. "Showing a willingness t…
RT @AdamSerwer: Read @ethiopienne's wonderful feature on the photographer Aïda Muluneh, whose photos deal "in high-stakes disparities: Afri…
As Nancy Pelosi manages pressure from House Democrats on impeachment, interviews with her old friends and colleagues offer a window into her reluctance to begin proceedings. Todd S. Purdum reports: http://on.theatln.tc/NEnxf5t
RT @bariweiss: This essay by George Packer is absolutely brilliant. https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2019/07/1984-george-orwell/590638/
The 2020 race has officially begun, with the Democrats debating and Trump kicking off his reelection campaign. On #RadioAtlantic this week, @isaacdovere gives the view from the campaign trail and @elainaplott from the White House. Listen on @Applepodcasts: http://on.theatln.tc/pwJ80bY
Former Secretary of Defense Ash Carter sat down with The Atlantic’s @jeffreygoldberg. Read the full interview: http://on.theatln.tc/w52k2Yr
The Hyde Amendment fight shows that the "middle ground" position on abortion is over, @emmaogreen reports: http://on.theatln.tc/8Eis4wG
In 1987, the Supreme Court came within one vote of eliminating capital punishment in Georgia based on evidence of racial disparities. Instead, it created a precedent that civil-rights advocates have been fighting for decades, Annika Neklason writes. http://on.theatln.tc/4rfu3Ec
In the entire solar system, only two places have lakes—Earth and Titan, Saturn's largest moon. @marinakoren imagines what a lake vacation on Titan might look like: http://on.theatln.tc/YeoLF0Y
@ElainaPlott covers President Trump and @isaacdovere covers the Democrats running against him. The two of them compare notes on the newest episode of #RadioAtlantic: http://on.theatln.tc/7uRUEki
RT @TheAtlantic: "Instead of Team USA being celebrated for what its players achieved, the victory became an opportunity to lecture these wo…
This is exactly what privacy experts said would happen https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2019/06/travelers-images-stolen-attack-cbp/591403/ via @TheAtlantic | CBP’s trove of biometric data is catnip for bad actors.
RT @AdrienneLaF: Hi audience editors. Come work at @TheAtlantic! This is a really great job on a stellar team: https://atlanticmedia.applytojob.com/apply/lAwDVLLh2Y/Associate-Editor-Audience-Engagement-Team
RT @Popehat: @MaxKennerly @mmasnick @TheAtlantic Blurring the difference between what the law is and what the law should be is a major prob…
RT @MaxKennerly: Hey, @TheAtlantic, if you want to write about *changing* current law, go ahead, but it's a disservice to your readers to n…
RT @neil_chilson: THREAD. This @TheAtlantic article by @alexismadrigal has its own slight of hand and what it *doesn't say* is very reveali…
RT @emgollie: Personal news: I’m going to join @TheAtlantic to create a new audience research practice w/ them. I want to bring what we’ve…
RT @MaxKennerly: Hey, @TheAtlantic, if you want to write about *changing* current law, go ahead, but it's a disservice to your readers to n…
Today’s 5 best ideas: http://as.pn/ideas from @conversationus @harvardbiz @theweek @MellonFDN @TheAtlantic
 
 
 
 
 
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