The Atlantic Archives

Report: The Second Lady is ‘Disgusted’ by ‘Totally Vile’ and ‘Reprehensible’ Donald Trump

December 5, 2017

Karen Pence: Everywoman? If you were asked to choose somebody to be “emblematic of American Women in 2017”, it’s highly likely that “Karen Pence” would be the first name that came to mind. The nation’s Second Lady, who’s allegedly called “mother”…

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National Security Veteran Issues Urgent Warning About Terror Attack Readiness Under Trump

February 20, 2017

Richard Clarke Sounds The Alarm On Trump’s National ‘Security’ Council After losing embarrassingly in court, Donald Trump said, “if something happens blame [Judge James Robart]” after the federal judge denied the administration’s efforts to block a restraining order against his…

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REPORT: Obama Just Banned Offshore Drilling In The Arctic And Atlantic—And It May Be Permanent

December 21, 2016

In a move to protect more than one hundred million acres of federal land, President Obama has banned oil and gas drilling in the Arctic and along the Atlantic coast, stretching from Virginia to Maine. Will This Be A lasting part…

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Trump’s Military ‘Endorsement’ Sounds Like Pentagon Contractors Wrote It

September 6, 2016

On Tuesday, the Donald Trump campaign bragged that the candidate had received the endorsement of 88 retired generals and admirals. Eighty-eight might sound like a lot at first blush, but it’s a pretty underwhelming performance compared to recent Republicans. John…

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America Really Needs To Police The Police – And The Internet Is Up To The Challenge

July 9, 2016

Police in the U.S. have killed at least 2,614 people since August 9, 2014, when Mike Brown was killed by cops in Ferguson, Missouri. It is an ugly statistic made worse by the fact that people of color, especially black men,…

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Ta-Nehisi Coates Destroys Hillary Clinton’s Racist Version Of US History

January 27, 2016

“Hillary Clinton, whether she knows it or not, is retelling a racist—though popular—version of American history which held sway in this country until relatively recently.”  — Ta-Nehisi Coates. During CNN’s Democratic Town Hall Forum on January 25, Presidential Candidate Hillary…

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