The New York Times columnist highlights a range of stories from The Atlantic magazine this year.
They're packed with boasts, exclamation points, and campy humor. And they've been that way for generations.
A conversation about the role of women in religious communities
It's not just urban kids who are struggling. Even wealthy suburbs are lagging behind countries like Singapore and Finland.
Jeffrey Goldberg talks to Jonathan Rauch about concealed weapons and self-defense.
James Parker contrasts the mean-spirited Comedy Central show with the old family favorite.
James Fallows visits the Chinese factory famous for producing iPhones, Dell computers—and suicidal employees.
At the opening event of The Atlantic's Washington Ideas Forum, the rock star activist told Georgetown students how to help Africa without being condescending.
It was a morning of victory and confidence. But 20 years later, an Atlantic author blamed America's quick departure for the outbreak of a new war.
Whether he was writing about American slang or Lord Byron, the vibrant thinker defied boundaries until the end of his long life.
Benjamin Schwarz shares some of the loveliest songs of all time, from Peggy Lee and Benny Goodman's haunting "Where or When" to Billy Strayhorn's enigmatic "Lush Life."
From Cory Booker's fire rescue to Lena Dunham's nude scenes, moments of courage from members of our annual list
Garrett Epps speaks to influential lawyer and journalist Tom Goldstein about the history of SCOTUSblog and the future of the Supreme Court.
Highlights from Graeme Wood's appearance on "Court of the Scholars"
In 2010, the two old friends discussed England, Philip Roth, and anti-Semitism with The Atlantic's Jeffrey Goldberg.
During his decade-plus in office, the New York mayor has made some bold moves. Here's a look at some of the most memorable.
A decade after his murder sentence, Michael Skakel is up for parole. His cousin Robert F. Kennedy Jr. believes he was wrongly convicted -- not only by the jury but by a power-hungry media.
Trevor Potter, former chairman of the Federal Election Commission, tells James Bennet how campaign finance went bad after Citizens United.
Scenes from the films that turned football into epic drama