Photographer Evan Abramson narrates a photo essay featuring Bolivian leader Evo Morales and his indigenous supporters
James Fallows and Megan McArdle discuss the current industrial moment in China: the rise of new high tech companies, the urbanization of the culture, and the folly of the term "currency manipulators."
Photographs by Louie Palu and audio clips recorded during his travels capture the violence and tranquility in everyday Afghan life.
Footage of combat in Afghanistan, filmed and with voiceover narration by Louie Palu
Excerpts from an Atlantic discussion featuring leaders in health policy and practice
Andrew Sullivan and Marc Ambinder speculate on Judd Gregg's decision to withdraw his name from the running as Secretary of Commerce.
Pilots at Alaska's Elmendorf Air Force Base share their views on how to maintain American air superiority.
Corby Kummer explains the cupcake craze and demonstrates how to do a proper taste test.
Andrew Sullivan and Marc Ambinder comment on Obama's contrition over Tom Daschle and explain the nature of the president's mistake.
Andrew Sullivan and Marc Ambinder discuss the delicate dynamic between President Obama and the House Republicans.
Ta-Nehisi Coates discusses Michelle Obama with an outspoken publisher and former Black Panther—his father.
James Parker provides audio commentary for a hyperbolic scene from the epic show Battlestar Galactica.
Bill Donahue narrates a photo tour of Panama's jungles, wildlife, Cold War ruins, and odd national park-cum-penitentiary.
The South African archbishop dissolves into infectious mirth during an interview.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu reflects on terrorism, torture, and what the first African American president might mean for Africa.
In 2006, Ethiopian forces, with tacit U.S. backing, overthrew Somalia's Islamic government. Today, in the worst violence since Black Hawk Down, three quarters of the 1.2 million people who lived in Mogadishu have fled. Many of those left behind are taking refuge in the city's mental hospitals. A photo tour narrated by Eliza Griswold
Finance blogger Megan McArdle and international politics professor Daniel Drezner discuss the world's economic future.
James Parker dissects two of Jim Carrey's most unnervingly subversive onscreen moments, and contrasts them with a scene from the Bill Murray film Groundhog Day.
In Istanbul, James Fallows encounters an unexpected aesthetic power and harmony.
Politicians and journalists hide from assassins in Lebanon's capital city.