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Customers were this awful long before the pandemic

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The U.K. lifted all its COVID-19 restrictions just as Delta peaked. What happens next will tell us how well vaccines are working.

Londoners attending a live performance of ‘Romeo and Juliet’ on July 21, 2021. Photo: David Jensen / Regents Park Theatre / Getty


The creative class was supposed to foster progressive values and economic growth. Instead we got resentment, alienation, and endless political dysfunction.

Illustration: Kimberly Elliott / The Atlantic


I knew the president had clear and straightforward talking points — I’d written them

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In the time I spent with Mike Lindell, I came to learn that he is affable, devout, philanthropic — and a clear threat to the nation

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Like it or not, the way we work has already evolved

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The only thing getting me through my 30s is a cranky, agoraphobic chihuahua named Midge

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Why is so much American bureaucracy left to average citizens?

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Our vaccines are extraordinary, but right now they need all the help they can get

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Robinhood traders have earned the most attention, but they’re only part of a larger story about class stagnation and distrust

Illustration: Lyne Lucien / The Atlantic

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