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The Danger of Hillary Clinton: She Is Not the 'Safer' Candidate

John Sanbonmatsu | Posted 03.04.2016 | Politics
John Sanbonmatsu

In an election year that finds both the left and right clamoring for political change, then, it seems suicidal for the Democrats to be putting forward a candidate who is as much a creature of the establishment as Hillary Rodham Clinton is.

Frum-Alter Consensus: Cruz Now Favored, But Would Lose Worse Than Trump in November

Mark Green | Posted 01.10.2016 | Politics
Mark Green

2014-02-03-BothSidesNowLogoPlaincolhirescopy1.jpgTrump has surprised all by maintaining his lead. But Frum and Alter agree that: A) the Republican Party will splinter if he's chosen, and B) Cruz is too ideologically rigid for general election. So GOP has to pick its poison. Also: Not hard to explain Dem schadenfreude over whether Cruz is a natural born Canadian.

Are We Seeing Light at the End of the Re-Segregation Tunnel?

John Thompson | Posted 08.20.2016 | Education
John Thompson

As we study a wave of carefully-honed analyses of integration's potential to improve schools and our entire lives, we should pay special attention to the beginning of "The Problem We All Live With Part Two."

Spirituality vs. Science? A Rebuttal to The Atlantic Article, 'The Irrationality of Alcoholics Anonymous'

Tommy Rosen | Posted 05.20.2015 | Impact
Tommy Rosen

While I absolutely believe that AA is far from perfect, please trust me when I suggest that we would not want to wake up tomorrow in a world without it.

Wharton's Popular 'Success Course' Boosts Happiness

Kare Anderson | Posted 10.19.2013 | Business
Kare Anderson

Those who made it into middle and old age as "happy" and "healthy" shared seven traits: mental adaptability to changes in life, advanced education, stable marriage, not smoking, not abusing alcohol, getting some exercise, and maintaining a healthy weight.

Lisa Belkin

Paulette Light Is A Working Mom Statistic, And So Are You

HuffingtonPost.com | Lisa Belkin | Posted 04.23.2013 | Parents

Paulette Light is a statistic. As she wrote on the website of The Atlantic, she is learning that the rich and varied details of her life -- a BA from...

Inside Scientology's 'Real-Estate Scam'

BuzzFeed | Alex Klein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion

Scientology leader David Miscavige has been trumpeting his church's “milestone year,” but the mysterious religion is alienating scores of its most...

Why The Workplace Doesn't Work For Parents

Lisa Belkin | Posted 08.22.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

Several high-profile articles in the past few days have created one of those crystallizing moments -- a spotlight on the on the fact that work just doesn't work for so many of us. The more of these moments we have, the greater the chance that things actually change, so let's seize this one and keep talking.

Why The Atlantic No Longer Cares About SEO

mashable.com | 1 Day Ago by | Posted 07.10.2012 | Media

The number of online news consumers has grown consistently over the past half-decade, yet not every publication has gotten the same lift as The Atlant...

Is Marriage a Barbarian-Adoption Program?

Bella DePaulo | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bella DePaulo

Married men are less generous with their friends after marrying. How, does this qualify as acting "more civilized," as the Marriage Mafia claim?

Should You Marry that Rude, Stinky, Creepy Person Since You're Not Perfect Either?

Bella DePaulo | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bella DePaulo

Once upon a time, a reporter for a major magazine declared, in all seriousness, that women should just get married already - even if it means settling...

"Avoid Marriage," Advises Atlantic Writer

Bella DePaulo | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bella DePaulo

Who is happier and psychologically stronger - people who got married and then got unmarried, or people who stayed single? The answer, in just about every study I've ever reviewed, is people who have stayed single.

For the Love of Blogging

Bella DePaulo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bella DePaulo

When I first started blogging, I never imagined it would become one of my favorite things to do.

Like Your Time Alone? Then This Post is For You

Bella DePaulo | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bella DePaulo

I live in the most ordinary American household - I live alone. Knock on any door in the nation and you are more likely to find a household like mine t...

"Atlantic" To Get More Political In '08

Folio | Dylan Stableford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Two years after chairman David Bradley, facing mounting costs, moved the 148-year-old Atlantic Monthly from Boston to D.C., the magazine is ramping up...