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So Is It Spring Yet?

34 min 25 sec ago
Three ways of thinking (scientifically) about the East Coast’s ridiculous heathttps://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/02/3-ways-of-looking-at-the-east-coasts-ridiculous-heat/553829/?utm_source=feed

The Tragedy of Erik Killmonger

3 hours 21 min ago
The revolutionary ideals of Black Panther’s profound and complex villain have been twisted into a desire for hegemony.https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2018/02/black-panther-erik-killmonger/553805/?utm_source=feed

A Veteran on the Need to Control Civilian Arms

Tue, 2018-02-20 21:15
For recent items about gun massacres, and the public response, please see (starting with most recent): “Show…https://www.theatlantic.com/notes/2018/02/a-veteran-on-the-need-to-control-civilian-arms/553709/?utm_source=feed

<em>The Atlantic</em> Daily: 'Information Warfare'

Tue, 2018-02-20 19:19
Trump’s response to Russian interference, the Munich security conference, Black Panther’s blockbuster weekend, and morehttps://www.theatlantic.com/newsletters/archive/2018/02/the-atlantic-daily-february-20-2018/553787/?utm_source=feed

<i>The Atlantic</i> Politics & Policy Daily: Ban on Bump Stocks?

Tue, 2018-02-20 17:52
President Trump directed Attorney General Jeff sessions to propose regulations that would ban accessories that increase the firing rates of semi-automatic weapons.https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2018/02/the-atlantic-politics-policy-daily-ban-on-bump-stocks/553823/?utm_source=feed

Mueller’s Latest Plea Deal Puts Pressure on Paul Manafort

Tue, 2018-02-20 15:58
On Tuesday, Alex Van Der Zwaan, a lawyer who helped produce a report at Manafort’s behest, pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI.https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2018/02/mueller-van-der-zwaan/553793/?utm_source=feed

The Game-Changing Success of <em>Black Panther</em>

Tue, 2018-02-20 15:29
Marvel has hit big with a movie that leads with the artistry of its storytelling and the diversity of its characterization. Hollywood would do well to take notice.https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2018/02/the-game-changing-success-of-black-panther/553763/?utm_source=feed

'No Words' Left to Describe Syria's Carnage

Tue, 2018-02-20 14:10
As regional powers confront each other on the battlefield, Syrians keep dying.https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2018/02/syria-ghouta/553748/?utm_source=feed

Trump Is Right to Warn About Calling Elections Illegitimate

Tue, 2018-02-20 14:00
Whatever their reasons, both Obama and Trump have argued against overemphasizing the effects of election interference—and they might both have a point.https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2018/02/the-unexpected-obama-trump-convergence-on-russia/553769/?utm_source=feed

'We Care Just as Much': A Republican Reflects on the Parkland Shooting

Tue, 2018-02-20 13:41
Texas Representative Joe Barton, a survivor of last summer’s mass shooting at a congressional baseball practice, talks about his reaction to the attack in Florida.https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2018/02/joe-barton-reflects-on-the-parkland-shooting/553775/?utm_source=feed

The Controversial Theory That Explains the Structure of the Internet

Tue, 2018-02-20 13:15
New evidence challenges one of the most celebrated ideas in network science.https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/02/power-laws-networks/553562/?utm_source=feed

This Average Joe Is the Most Quoted Man in News

Tue, 2018-02-20 12:55
A retired highway maintenance worker has been interviewed by American media outlets over a thousand times.https://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/553568/most-quoted-greg-packer/?utm_source=feed

A Biohacker Regrets Publicly Injecting Himself With CRISPR

Tue, 2018-02-20 12:22
“There’s no doubt in my mind that somebody is going to end up hurt eventually.”https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/02/biohacking-stunts-crispr/553511/?utm_source=feed

The Rise of Anti-Liberalism

Tue, 2018-02-20 12:11
Is a lack of meaning really worse than a lack of freedom?https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2018/02/liberalism-trump/553754/?utm_source=feed

A Quiet, Ancestral Farm Life in Western France

Tue, 2018-02-20 11:55
Reuters photographer Stephane Mahe visited a farmer named Jean-Bernard Huon, on his farm in western France, where he deliberately lives a traditional, non-mechanized farm life.https://www.theatlantic.com/photo/2018/02/a-quiet-ancestral-farm-life-in-western-france/553646/?utm_source=feed

The Chasm Between Racial Optimism and Reality

Tue, 2018-02-20 11:45
Five decades after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., equality, for many, remains a distant dream.https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2018/02/a-dream-deferred/552593/?utm_source=feed

The Shape of Ancient Dice Suggests Shifting Beliefs in Fate and Chance

Tue, 2018-02-20 11:29
Roman dice were often visibly biased, but that might not have mattered to someone who believed in divine intervention.https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/02/dice-dice-baby/553742/?utm_source=feed

A Weekend for Ignoring Signs of Doom

Tue, 2018-02-20 11:06
At the Munich Security Conference, few seemed to care about the numerous security flash points around the world.https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2018/02/warning-signs-of-a-crisis-at-the-munich-security-conference-2018/553727/?utm_source=feed

A Mentor's Advice to UCLA's Campus Republicans

Tue, 2018-02-20 09:56
The sociologist Gabriel Rossman offered valuable advice to UCLA students on the responsibilities that accompany free speech—and modeled the importance of having conservative faculty on campus.https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2018/02/a-mentors-sage-advice-for-uclas-campus-republicans/553724/?utm_source=feed

City Noise Might Be Making You Sick

Tue, 2018-02-20 08:00
For a century, urban commotion has been treated as a moral failing of individuals. Fixing it will require systemic changes to environmental noise.https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2018/02/city-noise-might-be-making-you-sick/553385/?utm_source=feed

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