Something’s happening to wages that neither Democrats nor Republicans care to acknowledge.
A new paper provides stark evidence that Harvard gives preferential treatment to affluent white applicants through legacy preferences and sports recruitment.
“Not religious” has become a specific American identity—one that distinguishes secular, liberal whites from the conservative, evangelical right.
Why the consumer-tech revolution can’t seem to survive public scrutiny
Millennial movers have hastened the growth of left-leaning metros in southern red states such as Texas, Arizona, and Georgia. It could be the biggest political story of the 2020s.
Why did a once-rural party became synonymous with density?
After a post-recession boomlet, the New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago areas are all seeing their population decline.
The nuclear family, God, and national pride are a holy trinity of the American identity. What would happen if a generation gave up on all three?
Athletics are supposed to be great equalizers in American life. But they’re being hijacked by the wealthy.
Atlantic writers look ahead at Facebook’s new cryptocurrency, the next Great British Bake Off, the big split in retail, and more.
A downturn would crater Trump’s odds at reelection. It would also create much of the inequity, misery, and chaos that Democrats seek to avoid by winning in 2020.
“Wealth work” is one of America’s fastest-growing industries. That’s not entirely a good thing.
Just how bad can the U.S.-Chinese trade war get?
Democrats don’t want to help Republicans, and Republicans don’t want to sound like Keynesians.
Meal-delivery companies are the ultimate symbol of the most powerful force in business today: convenience maximalism.
Matchmaking sites have officially surpassed friends and family in the world of dating, injecting modern romance with a dose of radical individualism. Maybe that’s the problem.
America’s urban rebirth is missing something key—actual births.
It brought a revolution of convenience and boosted diversity. So what’s the downside?
Many states and cities are putting Americans’ fates in the hands of algorithms.
What a new, and often criticized, industry can tell us about authenticity and the internet