Millennials are already in debt and without savings. After the next downturn, they’ll be in even bigger trouble.
Atlantic writers look ahead at Facebook’s new cryptocurrency, the next Great British Bake Off, the big split in retail, and more.
They’re a single-use, disposable consumer item—a greener option, but not a green one.
It’s jobs and social networks that bring immigrants to America—not government benefits.
Its decision to let states opt out of the Medicaid expansion turned out to have lethal consequences.
A quick explanation for why the tech bubble never burst
Some 85 percent of breastfeeding mothers use a pump at least some of the time, but research on the subject is lacking.
Trump said the secretary of labor is doing a “fantastic job.” Is that right?
At the debates, the candidates didn’t tussle over unemployment.
Facebook’s Libra would be free to use and free to roam, changing hands and crossing borders costlessly or nearly costlessly.
A new book proposes we let robots do all the work.
Massive crowds are causing environmental degradation, dangerous conditions, and the immiseration and pricing-out of locals.
Trump is threatening tariffs on Mexico. That would put the entire global economy at risk.
Randomly selected Stockton residents are receiving $500 a month. The experiment might prove that guaranteed income works.
To make the case for his trade war with China, the president is relying on blatant falsehoods and misconceptions.
Limiting the talent pool to Americans is unjustifiable—and Trump’s nomination of David Malpass only makes this clearer.
Democratic 2020 candidates are already discussing how to make a more progressive tax code. What’s the best way?
Worry and uncertainty remain, even with the federal government back up and running.
The Trump administration is proving blind to the pain many workers are experiencing, and cavalier about the dangers that an extended shutdown poses.
Does marijuana pose significant public-health risks?