Readers respond to Franklin Foer’s reflection on the Pittsburgh synagogue killings.
A reader responds to a look back at the film Practical Magic, two decades after its release.
Readers weigh in on the rise of the “Insta-poet.”
Readers discuss new research on why working women may be hesitant to talk up their accomplishments.
Readers discuss why social liberalism seems so prevalent in the culture industries.
Readers react to one steadfast Republican’s reasons for staying loyal to his party—in spite of the wounds inflicted by Donald Trump.
Readers grapple with the implications of Manhattan’s empty-storefront problem—for the city, and for urban life everywhere.
Readers respond to a new study showing that the majority of Americans reject PC culture.
The author of a radical proposal in The Atlantic’s October 1998 issue revisits his argument—and the negative reactions to it.
A journalist who reported on Gary Hart’s downfall in 1987 pushes back on the notion that the candidate’s Monkey Business incident may have been staged.
Readers respond to Jemele Hill’s argument that black men who see themselves in Brett Kavanaugh are missing the point.
Readers respond to the story of one child’s fatal abuse—and the child-welfare system that failed to save him.
A reader weighs in on the Chicago Police Department’s culture of intimidation, and describes her own experience processing the shooting of the 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
Readers respond to September-issue stories and more.
Readers debate the implications of an academic hoax.
Readers discuss the Court’s political past—and its future.
Readers react to one Republican’s decision to leave the party he identified with for the better part of four decades.
Readers share their experiences with genetic testing—and debate whether ancestry can be a meaningful proxy for culture.
Readers reflect on how the president resembles characters in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby.
Readers discuss the benefits and pitfalls of studying the humanities in college.