The Atlantic Daily: What’s Really Happening in Georgia?

Democrats and Republicans continue to spar over access to the ballot, most notably in the state of Georgia. Then: Excited for summer vacation? You aren’t alone.

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The war over who gets to vote in America continues, with recent skirmishes in Georgia—and another fight just beginning on Capitol Hill. Our writers unpack what’s happening on both fronts:


What to read if … you’re already excited to book your summer vacation:

“Something weird is about to happen,” our associate editor Saahil Desai writes. “This summer, the stars seem to be aligning for vaxxed-up Americans to go PTO wild.”

Your Atlantic-approved isolation activity:

Take stock of your friendships. “If you find that your social life is leaving you feeling a little empty and unfulfilled, it might just be that you have too many deal friends, and not enough real friends,” Arthur C. Brooks writes in his latest “How to Build a Life” column.

Today’s break from the news:

A historian believes he has discovered iron laws that predict the rise and fall of societies. He has bad news about America’s next decade.


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