2014 User's Guide - The Atlantic

2014: The Year TV Starts Atoning for Its Lack of Diversity?

Saturday Night Live and Looking offer reasons to be tentatively optimistic.

What's Ahead for Education in 2014 Eric Miller/Reuters

What's Ahead for Education in 2014

This will be the year when students stop cheating and everyone else stops fighting. Right?

Where Do We Go From Here? 8 Hypotheses About Tech in 2014

Where Do We Go From Here? 8 Hypotheses About Tech in 2014

The year ahead will be the beginning of a new cycle in the long story of humans and the tools they use.

6 Questions That Will Determine Whether Obamacare Is a Success in 2014 flickr/avrene

6 Questions That Will Determine Whether Obamacare Is a Success in 2014

If 2013 was the year of anecdotal horror stories, will this be the year it all comes together?

Will the World Grow More Authoritarian in 2014? Reuters

Will the World Grow More Authoritarian in 2014?

More people will vote in elections this year than ever before. But the evidence suggests democracy is retreating, not advancing.

What's Ahead in Politics in 2014 Reuters

What's Ahead in Politics in 2014

The midterm election year is shaping up around a few broad themes, including ongoing Republican civil war and the pitched partisan battle over Obamacare.

21 Films to Look Forward to in 2014

21 Films to Look Forward to in 2014

World War II dramas, dystopian teen trilogies, time travel, Bible stories, and more

Will 2014 Be the Year the Economy (Finally) Works for Workers? Reuters

Will 2014 Be the Year the Economy (Finally) Works for Workers?

The story of 2013 will be the story of 2014 and many years to come: the tension between labor and capital, between stock and job markets.

The Year Ahead in Court Battles

The Year Ahead in Court Battles

The big cases of 2014 may resolve some of the legal cliffhangers of 2013.

A Jittery China Faces 2014 Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters

A Jittery China Faces 2014

Crises face the country as it celebrates the new year. But the economic miracle shows no signs of ending.

The Global Conflicts to Watch in 2014 Reuters

The Global Conflicts to Watch in 2014

From a cyberattack on America to a civil war in Iraq, the threats we'll be worrying about next year

5 Expert Predictions for the Global Economy in 2014 Reuters

5 Expert Predictions for the Global Economy in 2014

Why China could struggle with debt while the U.S. enjoys its fastest growth in a decade

The 10 Elections to Watch in 2014 Amit Dave/Reuters

The 10 Elections to Watch in 2014

 From Brazil to Turkey, the races that will matter next year

The Biggest Story in Photos

The Eruption of Japan's Mount Ontake

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