What does the guilt of Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen mean for President Trump?
Matt Thompson discusses how well movies and shows represent diverse experiences with the senior editor Gillian White and the culture writer Hannah Giorgis.
Adam Serwer and Gillian White join Matt and Alex to discuss what’s changed—and what hasn’t—in the year since a violent white supremacist rally in Virginia.
To commemorate the show’s first anniversary, we lift up above the fog of news and discuss what’s most important to remember at this moment.
This week’s NATO Summit in Brussels comes as Trump and other leaders express unprecedented levels of doubt about decades of western cooperation.
A century ago, the 1918 flu pandemic killed five percent of humanity—have we become safer in the hundred years since or actually grown more vulnerable?
Outrage over families separated at the border has reached a fever pitch. Jeremy Raff and Priscilla Alvarez join to share how the issue’s developing along the border and in Washington.
Why do black Americans die earlier than white Americans? Staff writers Olga Khazan and Vann Newkirk join Matt and Alex to discuss how poverty and prejudice shorten African-American lifespans.
Can Trump and Kim cut a deal that works? Global editor Kathy Gilsinan and staff writer Uri Friedman discuss the upcoming summit with Jeff and Alex.
McKay Coppins and Rosie Gray join Matt and Alex to ask: what happens when right-wing trolls grow up to run the world?
Two American-born writers—an Israeli author and a Muslim journalist—grapple with the bleak state of Israeli-Palestinian relations.
Staff writers Rosie Gray and David A. Graham join Matt and Alex to discuss the Mueller investigation as it begins its second year.
An Israeli author writes a letter to his Palestinian neighbors.
John Dickerson joins Matt, Jeff, and politics writer Elaina Plott to discuss whether the job of the president has become impossible.
A conversation with former White House photographer Pete Souza on what it was like to be a fly on the wall of the Obama presidency.
Atlantic editors Matt Thompson and Kathy Gilsinan ask Syria expert Andrew Tabler to explain how the conflict has worn on for years and what the path forward might be.
Alex Wagner discusses the American immigrant story (and her new book) with Matt, Jeff, and editor Adam Serwer.
The former host of NPR’s All Things Considered talks about the state of race in America.
A white southern mayor confronts the history in his city.
On being a black writer in America, facing down people who doubt your message and your right to say it