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Homes Weren’t Designed for This
This week, a new version of an old joke made the rounds: the meme of Spider-Man pointing at Spider-Man, modified for a time ...
L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti: ‘We Are Six to 12 Days Behind New York’
LOS ANGELES—On paper, Eric Garcetti is one of the least powerful big-city mayors in America. Los Angeles doesn’t even have its own health department. This sprawling metropolis surrounds and adjoins, ...
Adults Have Autism, Too
Kurt remembers very little of what happened during the Fourth of July weekend in 2009. Then 49, he had been in his apartment ...
America Needs Plasma From COVID-19 Survivors Now
Editor's Note: The Atlantic is making vital coverage of the coronavirus available to all readers. Find the collection here.
Lockdowns Are the New Normal
HONG KONG—As the number of confirmed coronavirus cases exploded in China early this year, Hong Kong, densely populated and ...
What Do the Healthy Owe to the Vulnerable?
How much do the healthiest people in society owe the most vulnerable? That question—about Americans’ capacity for shared ...
How Do You Campaign During a Pandemic?
Lori Feagan’s campaign buttons came in three weeks ago. The Democrat running for the state legislative seat in Washington’s ...
Jair Bolsonaro, Leader of the Coronavirus-Denial Movement
The Brazilian president has lashed out against local officials who have implemented severe lockdowns, accusing them of ...
When a Pandemic Is a Political Opportunity
Progressives are eager to use the coronavirus crisis to convince Joe Biden—and millions of other Americans—of the necessity ...
YouTube Was One Way to Survive. Now It’s One of the Only Ways.
Many actors are used to financial uncertainty, but the coronavirus pandemic has cut off revenue streams for even the most ...
Breaking With China Is Exactly the Wrong Answer
Professor of journalism at the City University of New York These arguments are exactly backwards. The relationship between ...
The Problem With China’s Victory Lap
The Chinese Communist Party is trying to present itself as a global leader in pandemic response. If it declares success too ...