The Atlantic Summaries and Reviews

See all summaries and reviews from The Atlantic at a glance.

The corona virus exposes the fragility of an economy built on outsourcing and just-in-time inventory

Lizzie O'Leary

The Atlantic, 2020

7
Most cases are not life-threatening, which is also what makes the virus a historic challenge to contain.

James Hamblin

The Atlantic, 2020

9
How new technologies and techniques pioneered by dictators will shape the 2020 election

McKay Coppins

The Atlantic, 2020

9
For 30 years, we’ve trusted human-resources departments to prevent and address workplace sexual harassment. How’s that working out?

Caitlin Flanagan

The Atlantic, 2019

7
The Democrats are rapidly becoming the party of the young – and the consequences could be profound.

Niall Ferguson and Eyck Freymann

The Atlantic, 2019

8

Taylor Lorenz

The Atlantic, 2019

7
A popular theory that some people learn better visually or aurally keeps getting debunked.

Olga Khazan

The Atlantic, 2018

8

Jackie Lay

The Atlantic, 2019

7
A team of scientists wants to accelerate research into a genetic disorder by using CRISPR to copy unique mutations from affected children into pigs.

Ed Yong

The Atlantic, 2017

9
Should you drink more coffee? Should you take melatonin? Can you train yourself to need less sleep? A physician’s guide to sleep in a stressful age.

James Hamblin

The Atlantic, 2017

9