Browse back issues of The Atlantic from 1857 to present that have appeared on the Web. From September 1995 to the present, the archive is essentially complete, with the exception of a few articles, the online rights to which are held exclusively by the authors.

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  • April 2017

    April 2017

    Kellyanne Conway as the Trump whisperer, Pleistocene Park, why Silicon Valley is so awful to women, and what your therapist doesn’t know. Plus, what secularization has done to American politics, and more.

  • March 2017

    March 2017

    President Trump’s autocratic potential, a social-media mom’s empire, blue cities in red states, and luxury doomsday bunkers. Plus, what sexuality looked like in the Victorian era, how to fix Hollywood, and more.

  • January/February 2017

    Jan/Feb 2017

    The legacy of the first black U.S. president, what makes products popular, and a physician’s guide to sleep. Plus, despair and hope under a Trump presidency, Glenn Beck’s regrets, and more.

  • December 2016

    December 2016

    America’s gambling problem, how history will remember Obama’s presidency, and how to avoid war with Beijing. Plus, stolen valor, the case against cats, and more

  • November 2016

    November 2016

    The Tech Issue: The view from Silicon Valley, how social media is changing war, and breaking your internet addiction. Plus, a rare presidential endorsement, Jane Jacobs on the fragility of democracy, and much more

  • October 2016

    October 2016

    The Politics Issue: A presidential Ponzi scheme, sizing up the debates, Trump’s punk-rock appeal, and female-leader backlash. Plus, museums learn to love selfies, the failure of poetry, Ta-Nehisi Coates on O. J. Simpson, and much more.

  • September 2016

    September 2016

    Transplanting human heads to save lives, evaluating U.S. homeland security 15 years after 9/11, how the plight of the white underclass drives American politics, reclaiming critical inquiry in Vietnamese schools, and much more

  • July/August 2016

    July/Aug 2016

    The mystery behind Jesus’s (probably fake) wife, white nationalism in the GOP, the timepieces of the rich and famous (and powerful), a potential diagnosis on American politics, Liberia after Ebola, and much more

  • June 2016

    June 2016

    A psychological guide to a Trump presidency, a different Trump on Pennsylvania Avenue, teaching children resilience, the rise and fall of UFC champ Conor McGregor, Proust on a cellphone, and much more

  • May 2016

    May 2016

    The Money Report: The secret shame of the American middle class, fake children in Thailand, why luck matters, Bernie Sanders vs. a socialist, and more

  • April 2016

    April 2016

    Jeffrey Goldberg interviews Obama, a preview of the new Black Panther comic, why you should quit your job, David Bowie’s resurrections, the bold history of abolition, and more  

  • March 2016

    March 2016

    James Fallows uncovers the strength in America, an attempted coup in the Gambia, the teenagers fluent in high-order math, why we still miss John Stewart, and much more

  • January/February 2016

    Jan/Feb 2016

    How the DEA took down one of the world’s most notorious drug cartels, the U.S. moves left, Erika Christakis on the decline of preschools, inside Volkswagen’s scandal, the GOP’s internal war, and more

  • December 2015

    December 2015

    The disturbing trend of teen suicide in Silicon Valley, memorializing Stalin’s victims, Bill de Blasio’s crusade to progress, ugly sweater science, the greatest actor alive and more

  • November 2015

    November 2015

    The Tech Issue: Why you should be paranoid, selfie sticks in Silicon Valley, Al Gore talks investment, Bill Gates on energy, the unpreparedness of U.S. presidents, and more

  • October 2015

    October 2015

    Ta-Nehisi Coates on mass incarceration, why your boss may be irrelevant, the case for fathers as primary parents, naked people on reality TV, and more

  • September 2015

    September 2015

    How the new political correctness is ruining education, Ta-Nehisi Coates’s letter to his son, stopping murder in New Orleans, the GOP rewrites the Iraq War, bracing for the future in Havana, the elitist allure of Joan Didion, and more

  • July/August 2015

    July/Aug 2015

    Ideas of the year, the end of work, why the Saudis are going solar, the insidious messages of tween TV, and more

  • June 2015

    June 2015

    The botching of capital punishment, why it pays to be a jerk, the emotional genius of pixar, why age may be Hillary’s secret weapon, and more

  • May 2015

    May 2015

    The money issue: Starbucks’ radical attempt to save the middle class, the financially savvy Millennial, underpaid NBA players, the neuroscience of generosity, where drug lords put their money, and more

  • April 2015

    April 2015

    Should the Jews leave Europe?, the false gospel of Alcoholics Anonymous, what science says about life after death, how restaurants con you, the most influential teenager of all time, and more

  • March 2015

    March 2015

    What ISIS really wants, the plan to beat Hillary, how job stress may be harming unborn babies, atheist superstitions, the best ad campaigns ever, how the love song conquered all, and more

  • January/February 2015

    Jan/Feb 2015

    The tragedy of the American military, the most powerful conservative in America, 5,200 days in space, balancing Iran and Israel, fiction by George Singleton, and more

  • December 2014

    December 2014

    The real roots of midlife crisis, the curious case of Jesus's wife, when schools are too strict, the coming fall of Facebook, the new science of hit songs, and more

  • November 2014

    November 2014

    The Technology Issue: Why kids sext (and what to do about it), the new technology of adultery, what Silicon Valley's best minds think about everything from drones to Uber, the Steve Jobs of beer, and more

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