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7/9
2020
"The problem isn’t that policy makers—many of them parents too—don’t know what families are going through,"… https://t.co/4EUqHbt1Yb"Trump captured the White House with a campaign based on racial backlash, and now, after nearly four years of racis… https://t.co/6bcq0l4CuTThe luxury fashion industry is built on the hierarchies of classism and racism. @amandamull explores what it would… https://t.co/bAXv3pdRXIWhat accounts for the level of anger directed at J. K. Rowling over her views on gender? Her Millennial fans are di… https://t.co/6hOvBhOEnv"The argument is not based on any programmatic promises or some kind of policy agenda for a second term in office,"… https://t.co/f5GjpuYakLA wave of psychological stress unique in its nature and proportions is bearing down on an already-ramshackle Americ… https://t.co/ur2sVNHiiFEarth at night is a navy-blue marble with a dusting of gold, the electric sparks of modern life. When the pandemic… https://t.co/xgj0vlxywGWrote about Padma Lakshmi's new Hulu food show, Taste the Nation, and how under its breezy flirtatiousness is a rad… https://t.co/kccBGf1SLQ
Retweeted by The Atlantic💡 Wrote about the big and small ways our use of artificial light—so bright that you can see it from space—has shift… https://t.co/zZfJ33pTLO
Retweeted by The AtlanticSpring was a dark time. Literally. This by @marinakoren is illuminating: https://t.co/vrAkQKFqbT
Retweeted by The AtlanticDays of torrential rainfall in central Japan have led to extensive flooding and mudslides, leaving as many as 58 pe… https://t.co/0eNJH1C4Gf"We’re still far from widespread GOP abandonment of the president—but if that does happen, this is how one might ex… https://t.co/x2e4wIqk7FThe Fox News host Tucker Carlson has renewed his attacks on Senator Tammy Duckworth's patriotism. Duckworth, a vet… https://t.co/6byBi8V48bLt. Col. Alexander Vindman is retiring from the military due to the president's alleged “bullying." In February,… https://t.co/FigivWYAlJPadma Lakshmi’s “Taste the Nation” might seem at first glance like a travelogue showcasing America’s most beloved d… https://t.co/dReKKRtVjl"For decades, the industry tolerated nearly no dark skin, fat bodies, wrinkles, or outward indications that a perso… https://t.co/unT5NY4M1v
Retweeted by The AtlanticVann Newkirk wrote this story over three months ago (April 2). It was tragically prophetic:… https://t.co/GYrVK9P1Uk
Retweeted by The AtlanticBecause Pres. Trump put him in charge of the task force, VP Pence is forever tied to the COVID-19 response, complic… https://t.co/dMwbTfxPzf
Retweeted by The AtlanticAs the fall approaches, many colleges are grappling with how to conduct classes: in person or online? Join… https://t.co/2GPv4kOPvKAlexander Vindman is retiring from the US military, having determined his future "will forever be limited" due to p… https://t.co/vvlc21xl3b
Retweeted by The AtlanticIf you use an Android device, what would you want from an Atlantic app? Please take our five-minute survey: https://t.co/BdfHjU6GCC"To meaningfully reduce America’s prison population and slow the pandemic will require cutting away not just fat bu… https://t.co/CYjZgrQJAHJaime Harrison, the young Black Democrat trying to unseat Lindsey Graham in South Carolina, raised nearly $14 milli… https://t.co/Fa7sUnJej4Mike Pence is forever tied to the government’s botched pandemic response. And that’s something he’ll need to defend… https://t.co/tWpMCias2jSPONSORED: The world's fastest supercomputer is rising to meet the COVID-19 challenge. And that means more than fin… https://t.co/VS9GrViuuRTune in on Wednesday to catch my conversation w/ @HUPrez17 and @UofCalifornia's Janet Napolitano on campus reopenin… https://t.co/nNG770ZcLS
Retweeted by The AtlanticBefore #AtlanticPulse convenes virtually on 7/15, read @AlexisMadrigal + @yayitsrob on the US giving up on the pand… https://t.co/8voEZyv94E
Retweeted by The AtlanticCalls for police reform continue. What’s the best way forward for American policing? Four writers share their thoug… https://t.co/2WiKfAzIJT"The backlash against a successful government program is why the U.S. can’t have nice things." @GrahamDavidA looks… https://t.co/0INvCfPomoIndian Prime Minister Narendra Modi offers a case study for how nationalist leaders can back down from confrontatio… https://t.co/X4jGaZVZxQ
7/8
2020
A few people responded to this piece about public-health burnout with some variant of "It's not just them; [climate… https://t.co/6dyKdkimtV
Retweeted by The AtlanticThe fashion industry is built on the emotional scaffolding of human aspiration as imagined by rich Europeans—it's a… https://t.co/X67p5cToEx
Retweeted by The AtlanticPop Smoke’s posthumous debut album soundtracks the unthinkable—a New York summer without rowdy social gatherings, a… https://t.co/C21vRP2FhlThe luxury fashion industry is built on the hierarchies of classism and racism. @amandamull explores what it would… https://t.co/8Ja4IeBqYoMary Trump’s claim that her uncle hired someone to take the SAT for him has me thinking back to this astonishing, l… https://t.co/F87oIxofGE
Retweeted by The Atlanticwrote about the surreal, poetic sadness of Pop Smoke's posthumous album arriving during a summer that feels lost, t… https://t.co/Y2aoUZi9A5
Retweeted by The AtlanticA wave of psychological stress unique in its nature and proportions is bearing down on an already-ramshackle Americ… https://t.co/BacLrJ2oWG“If the choice is between a haircut and reopening...day care for our daughter, I choose children. If the choice is… https://t.co/I9YOOEYcSg
Retweeted by The AtlanticBrazilian president Jair Bolsonaro has described the coronavirus as a “little flu,” accused the media of manufactur… https://t.co/RKyz3at8YEI wrote about Ottessa Moshfegh's twisted new novel, and about women trying to take control of their stories, for… https://t.co/oyCJPKBK85
Retweeted by The Atlantic"I could sleep for two weeks and still feel this tired. It’s embedded in us at this point." https://t.co/CQsuhyS5Z2
Retweeted by The AtlanticIn her latest novel, Ottessa Moshfegh chronicles the wild things women are pushed to do in the face of emptiness.… https://t.co/ngGswbCWWv"Trump captured the White House with a campaign based on racial backlash, and now, after nearly four years of racis… https://t.co/CpiYpLu7gS"The argument is not based on any programmatic promises or some kind of policy agenda for a second term in office,"… https://t.co/QfsrHRl7OH"Her phone is now a miserable metronome, ticking out the rhythm of the pandemic ever more rapidly as Arizona’s case… https://t.co/VbOh4wRto5
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Retweeted by The AtlanticFour more years of Donald Trump might present tantalizing opportunities for Beijing to expand its influence around… https://t.co/HD3btchXIB
Retweeted by The Atlantic"I always feel like I'm never doing enough." America's public-health experts are tired, drained, and frustrated abo… https://t.co/JbjCRN2PIrI like to think of this article as Michael Pollan's rules of eating, as applied to schools: Open the schools. Not t… https://t.co/FzIcdbHt5x
Retweeted by The Atlantic.@GrahamDavidA: "There is never going to be a Trump pivot. Trump is the same as he always is, and he’s trying to us… https://t.co/9IT7CI3xxI
Retweeted by The Atlantic🚨I wrote about the mental and emotional toll that the pandemic is taking on public health experts, who’ve been runn… https://t.co/Onabv2lfna
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7/7
2020
Alternate histories often double as warnings. But these days, @megangarber writes, they’re doing something else, as… https://t.co/l0pkoqGYpN"Rather than thinking of abolition as just getting rid of police, I think about it as an invitation to create and s… https://t.co/OIxEiycKPY"The problem isn’t that policy makers—many of them parents too—don’t know what families are going through,"… https://t.co/kQIZFwhujoWhat accounts for the level of anger directed at J. K. Rowling over her views on gender? Her Millennial fans are di… https://t.co/Mzyta77lTa“I think we really dropped the ball here." @olgakhazan reports on why the U.S. allowed so many elderly people to di… https://t.co/J3ARctxvpqIn this week’s Dear Therapist, @LoriGottlieb1 advises a reader whose daughter came out as trans. https://t.co/u4dDpPtKPn"While prominent white pastors often get the attention for their statements on racism, their younger, less powerful… https://t.co/qiOz5dkeUc
Retweeted by The Atlantic"Individuals are being asked to decide for themselves what chances they should take," @tesswilkry writes, "but a ce… https://t.co/o5tk91y6r4During the worst weeks in NY, I thought at least that our leaders' mistakes would be instructive to the rest of the… https://t.co/WlWcJnPIRR
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Retweeted by The AtlanticAlternate histories often double as warnings. But these days, @megangarber writes, they’re doing something else, as… https://t.co/V2VtPbzpMt“I think we really dropped the ball here." @olgakhazan reports on why the U.S. allowed so many elderly people to di… https://t.co/j9jsuQMF5u"'Police abolition' initially repulsed me. The idea seemed white and utopic. I’d seen too much sexual violence and… https://t.co/zDxJvfZDg6
Retweeted by The AtlanticThere's this impression that nursing-home residents had to die because elderly. But I profile two examples—one inte… https://t.co/DqGe8sBlxI
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Retweeted by The Atlantic“Reports from multiple states, including those presently experiencing large coronavirus outbreaks, paint a bleak pi… https://t.co/E74bV12aPT
Retweeted by The Atlantic"In recent weeks, the protests over the killing of George Floyd have provoked an unusually wide-ranging debate abou… https://t.co/Qv6ezdIssJA Russian court has convicted the freelance journalist Svetlana Prokopyeva for “justifying terrorism.” “The invest… https://t.co/CHt8xv2AxwThere exists a quiet network of Black pastors and staffers who serve as unofficial racism consultants to the white… https://t.co/YGNt9DcEeI
Retweeted by The Atlantic"Rather than thinking of abolition as just getting rid of police, I think about it as an invitation to create and s… https://t.co/eymPLlZic0New Mexico: Images of the Land of Enchantment - the 26th in a year-long photo series, focusing on each of the 50 st… https://t.co/RuzQEC1ouF
Retweeted by The AtlanticEmbracing marijuana legalization could be an easy win for Joe Biden. But he remains reluctant, @IsaacDovere reports. https://t.co/QDXXn7ED9oNEW from me: Lots of political rationale would point to Biden supporting marijuana legalization - but he won’t inha… https://t.co/GSFeqx9ZsR
Retweeted by The Atlantic"The problem isn’t that policy makers—many of them parents too—don’t know what families are going through,"… https://t.co/vKbRTAQzxyThis is a beautiful piece of writing by @dereckapurnell https://t.co/v101IJsxAr
Retweeted by The AtlanticIn this week’s Dear Therapist, @LoriGottlieb1 advises a reader whose daughter came out as trans. https://t.co/TPb0nfPFXl
7/6
2020

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