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Why Doesn’t the U.S. Support Kurdish Independence?

After World War I, the Kurds came tantalizingly close to getting an independent state. Nearly a century later, they are no closer to an...

A Memoir That’s Finally Honest About Teaching

Michelle Kuo's Reading with Patrick avoids the educator-as-savior cliché and opts for a subtler portrait of her relationship with a troubled student. Mike...

Republicans Rally Around Raising the Deficit

"I will fight for the biggest, boldest tax cut we can pass, but I could not in good conscience vote for a budget that...

White Evangelicals Used to Dominate Christian Zionism, but Not Anymore

Why thousands of Christians from across the globe travel to Jerusalem each year to celebrate a Jewish holiday Jani Salonkangas / ICEJ JERUSALEM-The...

Why Are So Many Women Behind Bars in Oklahoma?

Oklahoma has the highest female incarceration rate in the country-more than twice the national average. This short documentary from The Center for Investigative Reporting...

Don’t Forget to Adjust for Russian Trolls

Americans aren't quite as bad as the internet has led us to believe. Reuters Former President George W. Bush's speech this week in...

How Is Social Media Changing Journalism?

| 28 videos Video by The Atlantic At this year's Aspen Ideas Festival, we asked a group of media professionals to discuss how...

The Loudest Underwater Sound Ever Recorded Has No Scientific Explanation

| 569 videos Video by Cara Cusumano In 1997, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration discovered an unusual, ultra-low-frequency sound emanating from a point...

Our Future Thoughts Are Actually Memories

Have you ever caught yourself daydreaming? Turns out that humans predict the future by using their memories. In this video, based on a recent...

The Thrash Metal Band Trying to Save the Maori Language

Niel de Jong raised his sons on the music of bands like Metallica, Pink Floyd, and Rage Against the Machine. In the evenings, in...