Readers respond to our March 2019 cover story and more.
In 1994, Eric Schlosser made the case for decriminalizing marijuana and eliminating mandatory minimum sentencing. Readers had a wide array of responses.
Readers lament the damage sustained by the cathedral—and discuss its rebuilding.
“If you are troubled by your life, your relationships, politics, cruelty in the world, turning 50, global warming, that’s why you need to read this book.”
Readers debate whether President Trump has rendered fiction redundant.
“Her conclusion at the end that the traditional donations … actually does significant good for underprivileged students is questionable at best and likely closer to flat out false.”
Readers react to Peter Wehner’s argument that the Democratic Party is radicalizing.
Readers consider whether after-school assignments are worthwhile for students.
A commentator argues for a thorough probe of the ideological spectrum of Islamophobia.
“The public should receive a cut of any drug profits, just as any other investor might.”
“His writing inspired me to continue writing poetry as well, mostly for my own sanity.”
Readers discuss the challenges faced by students at elite universities who don’t come from a wealthy background.
Readers respond to David A. Graham’s question “Who still buys Wite-Out, and why?”
“If Senators Paul and Udall really want to honor our service members, here are a few things they could do with that money instead.”
Readers share their thoughts on how to improve recycling processes in the United States.
Readers share what they eat for lunch—and why.
A reader questions the methodology behind The Atlantic’s guide to the most—and least—politically open-minded counties in America.
Readers respond to our January/February 2019 cover story and more.
A practicing Buddhist argues in favor of informed meditation.
“I think these actions are not ones to defend, but I also think it is unfair to speculate as to why she is so hard on her staff.”