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The Federalist

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What Happens if Russia Stashes Nukes in Belarus

And some news about that Kremlin drone strike This is an edition of The Atlantic Daily, a newsletter that guides you through the biggest stories of...

27.05.2023 20

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DeSantis’s Campaign of Trolling

The Florida governor seems to understand that in today’s GOP primary, serious people need not apply. This is an edition of The Atlantic Daily, a...

25.05.2023 10

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The GOP Primary Might Be Over Before It Starts

Donald Trump’s rivals are in denial. This is an edition of The Atlantic Daily, a newsletter that guides you through the biggest stories of the...

23.05.2023 50

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Conservatives Hate Tenure—Unless It’s for Clarence Thomas

The hypocrisy of GOP attacks on college teachers This is an edition of The Atlantic Daily, a newsletter that guides you through the biggest stories...

19.05.2023 100

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The Case for Increasing Aid to Ukraine

The sooner Putin and his coterie are forced to face failure, the better. This is an edition of The Atlantic Daily, a newsletter that guides you...

17.05.2023 50

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I Was a Pundit on Succession

Behind the scenes of the show’s big Election Night episode It was Election Night, and something had gone wrong with the vote counting in Wisconsin....

15.05.2023 30

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CNN Went Full Jerry Springer

The network’s president made an indefensible decision in airing an episode of Trump’s ongoing reality show. This is an edition of The Atlantic...

12.05.2023 400

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We’re Living in Post-Shame America

Donald Trump and George Santos are facing justice. But basic decency is still under attack. This is an edition of The Atlantic Daily, a newsletter...

11.05.2023 100

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Four Possibilities for the Kremlin Attack

Moscow claims Ukraine struck the Kremlin. The truth is likely worse. This is an edition of The Atlantic Daily, a newsletter that guides you through...

04.05.2023 100

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The World Awaits Ukraine’s Counteroffensive

As the country approaches a battle for its ultimate fate, democracy and Western civilization hang in the balance. This is an edition of The Atlantic...

02.05.2023 100

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Tucker Carlson Is the Emblem of GOP Cynicism

A personal reflection on the fallout from a rich man’s toxic hubris This is an edition of The Atlantic Daily, a newsletter that guides you through...

27.04.2023 100

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The Trump-Biden Rematch Is Inevitable

The choices will be a traditional American politician or a de facto cult leader—again. This is an edition of The Atlantic Daily, a newsletter that...

25.04.2023 100

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The Narcissists Who Endanger America

Leaked classified documents, a 21-year-old airman, and the weakness that is hardest for the U.S. national security community to spot The FBI yesterday...

14.04.2023 80

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Trump’s Authoritarian Playbook

The former president and his minions are endangering a judge’s family. This is an edition of The Atlantic Daily, a newsletter that guides you...

06.04.2023 200

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The Arraignment of Citizen Trump

The former president stands accused of 34 counts of felony—and there’s a long way to go from here. This is an edition of The Atlantic Daily, a...

05.04.2023 300

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Putin Presses the Nuclear Nerve Again

Russia’s latest moves are useless, stupid, and provocative. This is an edition of The Atlantic Daily, a newsletter that guides you through the...

04.04.2023 550

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What Donald Trump’s Indictment Reveals

Win or lose, the charges are an American tragedy. This is an edition of The Atlantic Daily, a newsletter that guides you through the biggest stories...

31.03.2023 1000

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Trump Sings a Song of Sedition

The January 6 jail anthem was a shocking addition to his repertoire. But our national attention span is so short that we’ve already moved on. This...

28.03.2023 2000

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I Supported the Invasion of Iraq

But a just cause doesn’t make for a just war. This is an edition of The Atlantic Daily, a newsletter that guides you through the biggest stories...

21.03.2023 100

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Trump Did It Again

If arrested, he’s called on “protesters” to come to his defense. Let us begin with the obvious thing that just happened: This morning, Donald...

18.03.2023 100

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Who Would You Be If the World Ended?

The Last of Us asks a hard question that is about more than love. This is an edition of The Atlantic Daily, a newsletter that guides you through the...

18.03.2023 100

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DeSantis Will Betray Ukraine for MAGA Votes

The two GOP front-runners are selling out a democracy at war. This is an edition of The Atlantic Daily, a newsletter that guides you through the...

17.03.2023 1000

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Mike Pence Is Warning Us About Trump

But we’re too complacent to hear it. This is an edition of The Atlantic Daily, a newsletter that guides you through the biggest stories of the...

15.03.2023 950

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The Ugly Elitism of the American Right

No one hates ordinary people like the Republicans and their media enablers do. This is an edition of The Atlantic Daily, a newsletter that guides...

10.03.2023 2000

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The January 6 Whitewash Will Backfire

Tucker Carlson and the GOP are trying to erase a dark day. Their public-relations gamble is already failing. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy gave Fox...

08.03.2023 1000

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How Are Trump Supporters Still Doing This?

It’s past time to stop treating Trump like a normal politician. This is an edition of The Atlantic Daily, a newsletter that guides you through the...

07.03.2023 1500

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To Save Ukraine, Defeat Russia and Deter China

The future of the world order is at stake. This is an edition of The Atlantic Daily, a newsletter that guides you through the biggest stories of the...

28.02.2023 550

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The War in Ukraine Is the End of a World

A shroud is settling over the dreams many of us had at the end of the 20th century. The war in Ukraine is the final shovel of dirt on the grave of any...

24.02.2023 1000

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Putin’s Desperate Hours

The Russian president is frantic and lashing out in defeat. This is an edition of The Atlantic Daily, a newsletter that guides you through the...

22.02.2023 1000

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The Real Elitists Are at Fox News

Republicans and their media enablers despise ordinary Americans. This is an edition of The Atlantic Daily, a newsletter that guides you through the...

18.02.2023 950

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Radio Atlantic: This Is Not Your Parents’ Cold War

During the Cold War, NATO had nightmares of hundreds of thousands of Moscow’s troops pouring across international borders and igniting a major...

18.02.2023 20

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The Pointless Nikki Haley Campaign

She can’t restore sanity to the GOP. No candidate can. This is an edition of The Atlantic Daily, a newsletter that guides you through the biggest...

16.02.2023 850

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Fighting the Eyes in the Sky

What’s going on over North America? This is an edition of The Atlantic Daily, a newsletter that guides you through the biggest stories of the day,...

14.02.2023 200

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Society Needs Scary Computer Games

I am Player One, and I am always ready. This is an edition of The Atlantic Daily, a newsletter that guides you through the biggest stories of the...

04.02.2023 100

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Czech Voters Deal a Blow to Populism

The election of Petr Pavel is important to Czechs—and to Americans. This is an edition of The Atlantic Daily, a newsletter that guides you through...

03.02.2023 650

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Florida Has a Right to Destroy its Universities

If Ron DeSantis wants to gut Florida’s public colleges, that’s up to Floridians. This is an edition of The Atlantic Daily, a newsletter that...

31.01.2023 650

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The Lost Boys

What to do about the deadly misfits among us? First, recognize the problem. Some years ago, I got a call from an analyst at the National...

29.01.2023 550

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Yes, You Have to Be Smart to Play Jeopardy

But it’s a peculiar kind of smart. This is an edition of The Atlantic Daily, a newsletter that guides you through the biggest stories of the day,...

28.01.2023 100

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The GOP Is a Circus, Not a Caucus

The Speaker pays off his debts to the extremist base. This is an edition of The Atlantic Daily, a newsletter that guides you through the biggest...

26.01.2023 1000

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To Defend Civilization, Defeat Russia

Ukraine needs any weapon its troops can learn to use, including tanks, to hold the line on the international order and the world’s safety. This is...

24.01.2023 2000

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Academic Freedom Is Not a Matter of Opinion

Students should not decide a college’s curriculum. This is an edition of The Atlantic Daily, a newsletter that guides you through the biggest...

13.01.2023 400

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Amazingly, George Santos Is a Member of Congress

The GOP strategy of acclimatizing us to scandal is still working. This is an edition of The Atlantic Daily, a newsletter that guides you through the...

11.01.2023 750

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The GOP Goes Down the Rabbit Hole

Welcome to the Republican Wonderland. This is an edition of The Atlantic Daily, a newsletter that guides you through the biggest stories of the day,...

10.01.2023 550

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The January 6 Attack Is Not Over

America still needs accountability at every level. This is an edition of The Atlantic Daily, a newsletter that guides you through the biggest stories...

07.01.2023 850

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The GOP-Speaker-Vote Burlesque

Whether McCarthy wins or loses is irrelevant. This is an edition of The Atlantic Daily, a newsletter that guides you through the biggest stories of...

05.01.2023 750

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Russia’s Depraved Decadence

The Russians continue to murder both Ukrainians and their own young men for Putin’s mad scheme. This is an edition of The Atlantic Daily, a...

04.01.2023 650

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Readers Share Their 2023 Resolutions

What are your hopes and commitments for the coming year? This is an edition of The Atlantic Daily, a newsletter that guides you through the biggest...

31.12.2022 70

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There is a Case for Optimism in 2023

And a thank-you to the Daily readers This is an edition of The Atlantic Daily, a newsletter that guides you through the biggest stories of the day,...

29.12.2022 300

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Dima and Elon’s Excellent Twitter Adventure

Kremlin officials and captains of industry were once serious people. This is an edition of The Atlantic Daily, a newsletter that guides you through...

28.12.2022 650

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Ukraine’s Fate and America’s Destiny

Zelensky’s address to Congress challenged us to remember America’s mission in the world. This is an edition of The Atlantic Daily, a newsletter...

23.12.2022 650

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