My Sister Was Disappeared 43 Years Ago

“A casualty of Argentina’s so-called Dirty War, Isabel haunted my childhood like a ghost. Then I started searching for her.”

Source: The Atlantic
Published: Jan 17, 2021
Length: 14 minutes (3,508 words)

Where Year Two of the Pandemic Will Take Us

“As vaccines roll out, the U.S. will face a choice about what to learn and what to forget.”

Author: Ed Yong
Source: The Atlantic
Published: Dec 29, 2020
Length: 25 minutes (6,265 words)

Facebook Is a Doomsday Machine

” No single machine should be able to control so many people.”

Source: The Atlantic
Published: Dec 15, 2020
Length: 16 minutes (4,212 words)

The Last Children of Down Syndrome

In 2019, only 18 babies in Denmark were born with Down syndrome. Prenatal testing is changing who gets born and who doesn’t.

Source: The Atlantic
Published: Nov 18, 2020
Length: 31 minutes (7,888 words)

‘No One Is Listening to Us’

“The most precious resource the U.S. health-care system has in the struggle against COVID-19 isn’t some miracle drug. It’s the expertise of its health-care workers—and they are exhausted.”

Author: Ed Yong
Source: The Atlantic
Published: Nov 13, 2020
Length: 11 minutes (2,841 words)

What If Friendship, Not Marriage, Was at the Center of Life?

“Our boyfriends, our significant others, and our husbands are supposed to be No. 1. Our worlds are backward.”

Source: The Atlantic
Published: Oct 20, 2020
Length: 17 minutes (4,460 words)

7 Lives in Donald Trump’s America

“The human toll of the president’s first term.”

Source: The Atlantic
Published: Oct 27, 2020
Length: 28 minutes (7,000 words)

“Civil War Is Here, Right Now”

“A Pro-Trump militant group has recruited thousands of police, soldiers, and veterans. An Atlantic investigation reveals who they are and what they might do on Election Day.”

Source: The Atlantic
Published: Oct 1, 2020
Length: 27 minutes (6,950 words)

The Election That Could Break America

“If the vote is close, Donald Trump could easily throw the election into chaos and subvert the result. Who will stop him?”

Source: The Atlantic
Published: Sep 23, 2020
Length: 38 minutes (9,621 words)

The New Reconstruction

“There has never been an anti-racist majority in American history; there may be one today in the racially and socioeconomically diverse coalition of voters radicalized by the abrupt transition from the hope of the Obama era to the cruelty of the Trump age. All political coalitions are eventually torn apart by their contradictions, but America has never seen a coalition quite like this.”

Source: The Atlantic
Published: Sep 8, 2020
Length: 30 minutes (7,613 words)