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Readers respond to our July 2019 feature on professional decline and more stories in @theatlantic  magazine.

‘News From Here Doesn’t Go Out’: Kashmir Simmers Under Lockdown, by @pzfahad 

The writer Ben Howe grew up in the world of conservative evangelicalism. But when he looks at the religious right now, he explained to @emmaogreen , all he sees is a thirst for power and domination:

"Although frequently labeled 'populist,' Trump’s trade policies aren’t popular. Recognizing that could help Biden win Iowa and perhaps the nomination itself," argues @PeterBeinart .

Anna Julia Cooper argued for the centrality of the domestic sphere in social movements, and pointed out the hypocrisy of white women who created exclusive spaces within it. @ethiopienne  explores the educator’s work more than 100 years later:

The chemical manufacturer Yuancheng might have sold more of the illegal ingredients for the fentanyl helping to fuel America's opioid crisis than any other company in the world. Ben Westhoff went to China to investigate how the business really works:

“With such an influx of humanity comes a decline in quality of life," @ReneChun1  writes. Residents’ complaints range from inconvenience to vandalism to alcohol-induced defilement (vomiting in flower boxes, urinating in mailboxes).

Colombia's conservative government is offering citizenship to Colombian-born babies of Venezuelan mothers, @DylanBaddour  reports:

Electability is king in the 2020 Democratic primary, but it may be a manifestation of a troubling trend: Americans' deepening distrust in their fellow citizens, @russellberman  reports


A man coughed up a giant blood clot in the exact shape of the critical airway it had been blocking. Doctors aren't sure how it came out in one piece, writes :

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Here's Ta-Nehisi Coates on Kanye West championing a kind of freedom—"a white freedom, freedom without consequence, freedom without criticism, freedom to be proud and ignorant"—in the age of Donald Trump.

1/ In our latest cover story, @fivefifths  investigates the war waged by deed of title that dispossessed black agricultural landowners of millions of acres.

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"Not in my memory has a sitting attorney general more diminished the credibility of his department on any subject." on the performance of Bill Barr:

"If the president’s closest advisers believe that he is morally and intellectually unfit for his high office, they have a duty to do their utmost to remove him from it, by the lawful means at hand," writes

Being a fan of the K-pop group BTS means becoming familiar with the many prejudices and hierarchies of taste that belittle the thing you love—and then deciding that none of it has any real power over you, @lenikacruz  writes

The “Bohemian Rhapsody” director Bryan Singer has been trailed by accusations of sexual misconduct for 20 years. Here, his alleged victims tell their stories. and report:

"Accusing a former U.S. president of murder? It’s incredible, it’s appalling, it’s humiliating." Don't grow numb to Trump's conduct, urges @davidfrum .

"The apparent spark for the worst anti-Semitic massacre in American history was a racist hoax inflamed by a U.S. president seeking to help his party win a midterm election," writes :