October 2017

In This Issue

A damage report on the presidency by Ta-Nehisi Coates, Eliot Cohen, and Jack Goldsmith. Plus, Woody Allen’s lazy filmmaking, Joyce Maynard’s personal-essay domination, and why happy people cheat on their spouses.

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In Finland's nuclear-waste repository, 26 miles of storage tunnels will fan out into bedrock deep below the sea.
Bernhard Ludewig

What Lies Beneath

Buried deep under an island in the Baltic, the world’s first permanent nuclear-waste repository is nearing completion. If all goes according to plan, future generations may not know it’s there.


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