Readers respond to our June 2019 cover story.
A Taiwanese American reader reflects on American-Taiwanese relations in the age of Trump.
The tournament’s host country pushes back on Franklin Foer’s proposal that FIFA change course and reallocate funds to women’s soccer.
In 1961, Atlantic readers debated a question Americans are still asking today.
“Greed and self-interest know no generational boundaries.”
Members of the American military weigh in on the USS John S. McCain scandal.
Readers respond to “The Trouble With Dentistry” and more.
Readers discuss the dangers that arise when students reject well-established scientific ideas—and suggest ways to encourage productive dialogue.
Readers discuss the possibility that the person behind Shakespeare’s works was not the man buried in Stratford.
People who arrive at the airport early aren’t “overprepared,” one reader argues. “They’re just organized.”
Readers discuss the decline in the use of library books at colleges and universities.
Readers debate the merits of the city’s Specialized High School Admissions Test—and discuss whether it should be phased out altogether.
Readers discuss what they like to eat for their first meal of the day.
“The Democratic Party must learn from the mistakes of 1968 and be more open to diversified discourse if it wants to effectively use generational shifts to its advantage.”
Readers respond to Tom Nichols’s criticism of recent student activism on college campuses.
Readers respond to our April 2019 cover story and more.
“We call on our colleagues in medical education to seek out minority students and support them throughout their medical career.”
“I think he has a good shot at beating Ken Jennings’s overall earnings, but I don’t see him winning anywhere near the 74 consecutive games Jennings won.”
Readers discuss whether “erisology”—a new discipline studying unsuccessful disagreement—can usefully augment the work of preexisting fields.
Readers respond to Andrew Ferguson’s argument that the White House Correspondents’ Dinner represents a kind of joke telling whose moment has passed.