May 2008

The Atlantic - May 2008

Jeffrey Goldberg on the divisions confounding Israel; Ta-Nehisi Coates on Bill Cosby's black conservatism; James Fallows reports on the new air taxi business; Joshua Green on Al Franken; Jonathan Rauch on the John McCain and Edmund Burke; Ross Douthat reviews Rick Perlstein's Nixonland; Christopher Hitchens on Cyril Connolly; Michael Hirschorn on politics in the digital age; and much more.

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The 86-Year-Old Farmer Who Won't Quit

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Riding Unicycles in a Cave

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Carrot: A Pitch-Perfect Satire of Tech

"It's not just a vegetable. It's what a vegetable should be."

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An Ingenious 360-Degree Time-Lapse

Watch the world become a cartoonishly small playground

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The Benefits of Living Alone on a Mountain

"You really have to love solitary time by yourself."

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