Hanna Rosin

Hanna Rosin, an Atlantic national correspondent, is the author of the book The End of Men based on her story in the July/August 2010 Atlantic.

  • The Overprotected Kid
    Atlantic Features

    The Overprotected Kid

    A preoccupation with safety has stripped childhood of independence, risk taking, and discovery—without making it safer. A new kind of playground points to a better solution.

  • The Madness of Matthew Weiner

    The Madness of Matthew Weiner

    On the eve of the show’s final season, Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner talks about disappointment and redemption—and reveals his dreamlike perception of everyday life.

  • <em>Mad Men</em>'s Creator: Don Draper Represents American Society

    Mad Men's Creator: Don Draper Represents American Society

    A conversation with Matthew Weiner about anti-heroes, why everybody loves Joan, and the real-life drama that inspires the hit AMC show

  • Letting Go of Asperger’s

    Letting Go of Asperger’s

    Months after our son was diagnosed, the label officially disappeared. And that turned out to be a good thing.

  • 'I'm Supposed to Be Dead Anyway': An Interview With a Teenage Convict

    Brogan Rafferty, a central figure in Hanna Rosin's September 2013 magazine story, explains how he ended up helping a family friend kill one man after another.

  • Murder by Craigslist

    Murder by Craigslist

    A serial killer finds a newly vulnerable class of victims: white, working-class men.

  • Changing Diapers Changes Everything
  • The Touch-Screen Generation

    The Touch-Screen Generation

    Young children—even toddlers—are spending more and more time with digital technology. What will it mean for their development?

  • Lena Dunham

    Writer/Director/Actress. You could say a lot about a college girl who posts a YouTube video of herself in a bikini taking a bath in a public…

  • Boys on the Side

    Boys on the Side

    The hookup culture that has largely replaced dating on college campuses has been viewed, in many quarters, as socially corrosive and ultimately toxic to women, who seemingly have little choice but to participate. Actually, it is an engine of female progress—one being harnessed and driven by women themselves.

  • The Secret Shame of the Working Mother

    A woman who wants to make it home for dinner shouldn't have to sneak out of the office.

  • Primetime's Looming Male Identity Crisis

    Assessing fall's crop of sitcoms about men who are unemployed, underemployed, or in desperate need of a makeover. With this fall…

  • Was Osama Bin Laden Happy?

    A happiness guru says the world's most-notorious terrorist was both evil and content with life

  • Good Ol’ Girl

    Dubbed the “Daddy Party” 20 years ago, the GOP suddenly finds itself challenged from within by a wave of conservative women, from Sarah Palin and her “mama grizzlies” to Michele Bachmann and the Tea Party leadership. As an Indian American woman, Nikki Haley broke two barriers to become the governor of South Carolina. Was her hard-won victory over the state’s good-ol’-boy establishment a fluke, or a sign of fundamental change in the Republican Party?

  • Carol Ball

    Antony Hare Once a month, Carol Ball’s trip to work begins early in the morning at the airport when she catches a flight in St. Paul. She…

  • Earthbound

    Earthbound

    The space-shuttle program is coming to a quiet end. Is the same true for the era of space exploration?

  • The End of Men

    The End of Men

    Earlier this year, women became the majority of the workforce for the first time in U.S. history. Most managers are now women too. And for every two men who get a college degree this year, three women will do the same. For years, women’s progress has been cast as a struggle for equality. But what if equality isn’t the end point? What if modern, postindustrial society is simply better suited to women? A report on the unprecedented role reversal now under way— and its vast cultural consequences

  • Did Christianity Cause the Crash?

    Did Christianity Cause the Crash?

    America’s mainstream religious denominations used to teach the faithful that they would be rewarded in the afterlife. But over the past generation, a different strain of Christian faith has proliferated—one that promises to make believers rich in the here and now. Known as the prosperity gospel, and claiming tens of millions of adherents, it fosters risk-taking and intense material optimism. It pumped air into the housing bubble. And one year into the worst downturn since the Depression, it’s still going strong.

  • The Case Against Breast-Feeding

    The Case Against Breast-Feeding

    In certain overachieving circles, breast-feeding is no longer a choice—it’s a no-exceptions requirement, the ultimate badge of responsible parenting. Yet the actual health benefits of breast-feeding are surprisingly thin, far thinner than most popular literature indicates. Is breast-feeding right for every family? Or is it this generation’s vacuum cleaner—an instrument of misery that mostly just keeps women down?

  • A Boy's Life

    Since he could speak, Brandon, now 8, has insisted that he was meant to be a girl. This summer, his parents decided to let him grow up as one. His case, and a rising number of others like it, illuminates a heated scientific debate about the nature of gender—and raises troubling questions about whether the limits of child indulgence have stretched too far.

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Where Time Comes From

The clocks that coordinate your cellphone, GPS, and more

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Computer Vision Syndrome and You

Save your eyes. Take breaks.

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What Happens in 60 Seconds

Quantifying human activity around the world

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