The Atlantic’s Convention HQ to host slate of events in Cleveland and Philadelphia; plus expanded Politics & Policy reporting team
October 23-25 in Miami, FL; presented by the Aspen Institute, The Atlantic, and Bloomberg Philanthropies
First-Prize essay explores Raphael's The School of Athens; finalists' essays analyze works by M.C. Escher and Frida Kahlo
Speakers will address pressing health and related social issues during Spotlight Health closing session on June 26 in Aspen, CO
Plus: How Kids Really Succeed; The False Promise of DNA Testing; Reading Proust on a Cellphone; and China’s Twilight Years
Leading practitioners to address ESSA, common core, school to prison pipeline, speech on college campuses, college affordability
Press passes available; June 26-July 2 in Aspen, Colorado
Former MSNBC anchor to write for The Atlantic, moderate events, and help develop video and TV projects with The Atlantic Studios
Neal Gabler on “The Secret Shame of the Middle Class;” plus: the violent aftermath of ISIS; the case for loan sharks; how Islam created Europe; what real socialists think about Bernie Sanders
Honored for reporting on the treatment of women in post-war Afghanistan
Clinton leads Sanders among voters expressing strong partisan identity; Sanders retains advantage among weaker partisans; national public opinion poll from The Atlantic and Public Religion Research Institute online today
Tuesday, April 12, 9AM-12:45PM; 1777 F St NW, Washington, D.C.; full agenda released
Speakers to include U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on fighting heroin abuse in rural America; Senators Chris Murphy and Bill Cassidy, co-authors of Mental Health Reform Act
Sam Rosen, who helped build and lead Re:think, to form and lead division to increase brand engagement and awareness at The Atlantic.
Jeffrey Goldberg’s “Obama Doctrine” offers historic account of President’s foreign policy legacy; Ta-Nehisi Coates on the return of Black Panther; Alex Tizon investigates the land of missing persons in Alaska; James Parker on the resurrections of David Bowie
Cohn leads The Atlantic at a time when the business is healthier, the leadership team stronger, and the journalism more impactful than at any point in its 159-year history.
In the April issue cover story, Obama says he’s proud of not enforcing “red line” in Syria; rejects “the Washington playbook”; believes Middle East is unfixable, and Saudi Arabia needs to “share” the region with Iran; blames European “free riders” for mess of Libya; says Ukraine will always be vulnerable to Russian domination; and explains pivot to Asia and Latin America
New editorial project, “A&Q,” challenges popular answers to pressing questions.
56% of black respondents and 43% of Hispanics perceive the country heading in the right direction, compared to only 33% of whites
Plus: presidential politics and the ISIS trap; the leftist origins of the rabid right; clash of the critics: Leon Wieseltier on A.O. Scott