In almost every classroom in America are maps that encourage students to consider the vast world that surrounds them. Why are people so afraid of what will happen if young people are inspired to think through their own identity?
A reader weighs in on last week’s summit in Singapore.
Readers debate a proposal to replace the New York City subway with autonomous subterranean vehicles.
A reader traces the electric scooter craze to the growing influence of Chinese manufacturing on our global urban environment.
Readers debate the virtues of fair-weather fandom.
A reader weighs in on why some women delay starting a family.
A dad—and engineer—takes issue with a scientific example. But its message, he says, is spot on.
Female readers weigh in on why they, and other women, choose not to correspond.
Readers respond to our April 2018 cover story and more.
Readers debate questions of cause and effect when it comes to government spending on public higher education and student diversity.
Readers respond to an article on Germany’s effort to distinguish refugees from economic migrants.
Readers respond to a profile of one professor’s quest to change the way we teach young speakers of African-American English.
Readers respond to our March 2018 issue.
Readers weigh in on the ethics of American intervention in Syria.
Readers push back on the notion that ‘free-range’ parenting laws benefit some more than others.
Readers consider whether doing dishes is, in fact, the worst.
Readers react to Ibram X. Kendi’s essay on the similarities between fraternities and gangs—and the differences in how they’re treated.
Readers debate the meaning of “The Road Not Taken.”
Readers respond to The Atlantic’s report on a study showing that countries that empower women tend to have more men in STEM fields.
Readers respond to January/February and March stories and more.