Democrats Need to Listen to Gun Owners

From The Atlantic. The Atlantic Argument series returns with a provocative video about the gun debate in America. This is an op-ed series that puts our acclaimed writers—and their insightful and provocative opinions—front and center. Plott’s video will be followed by Arguments from Alexis Madrigal on the impact of social media abroad, Caitlin Flanagan on…

How to Talk to Kids About Race

From The Atlantic. “The worst conversation adults can have with kids about race is no conversation at all,” says author Jemar Tisby. “Talking to kids about race needs to happen early, often and honestly.” In a new episode of Home School, The Atlantic’s animated series about parenting, Tisby offers advice on how to introduce children…

‘Difference’ vs. ‘Disease’: A Question of Eugenics?

From The Atlantic. Advances in prenatal genetic screening pose major ethical questions about the difference between “disease” and a life worth living. Read more: https://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/573049/genetic-screening/ “Genetic Screening: Controlling Heredity” was produced by Jill Rosenbaum and the Retro Report. It is part of The Atlantic Selects, an online showcase of short documentaries from independent creators, curated…

How Far is Too Far in Controlling Heredity?

From The Atlantic. Advances in prenatal genetic screening pose major ethical questions about the difference between “disease” and a life worth living. “Genetic Screening: Controlling Heredity” was produced by Jill Rosenbaum and the Retro Report. It is part of The Atlantic Selects, an online showcase of short documentaries from independent creators, curated by The Atlantic.

A Russian Mail-Order Bride and a Jaw-Dropping Twist

From The Atlantic. The hilarious, stranger-than-fiction story of a mother and son who emigrate to America and get more than they bargained for. Read more: https://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/572377/little-potato/ “Little Potato” was directed by Wes Hurley and Nathan Miller. It is part of The Atlantic Selects, an online showcase of short documentaries from independent creators, curated by The…

Eileen Fisher’s Timeless Fashion Design

From The Atlantic. “A lot of people don’t know that the fashion industry is one of the worst polluters in the world,” says Eileen Fisher. In a video filmed at the 2018 Aspen Ideas Festival, in June, Fisher explains how the fashion industry employs one in six people worldwide. “There’s a huge opportunity to actually…

The Search for Murdered and Missing American Indian Women

From The Atlantic. “If you’re just out there somewhere on the land, dead, and nobody’s looking for you—that’s the worst thing in the world,” says Lissa Yellowbird-Chase in Vanished, a new documentary from The Atlantic. Yellowbird-Chase, a private citizen and volunteer investigator, has devoted her life to searching for missing American Indians. Native American women…

Can Women’s Anger Save America?

From The Atlantic. In America today, women are angry. But this isn’t a modern phenomenon, argues the author Rebecca Traister. In her new book, “Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women’s Anger,” Traister details how female rage has long been the country’s political fuel. She expounded on this idea at Aspen Ideas Festival in…

Adult Twins, Separated at Birth, Have an Emotional Reunion

From The Atlantic. Inspired by the documentary “Three Identical Strangers,” Michele Mordkoff and Allison Kanter discover they are twins and have an emotional reunion on camera. Read more: https://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/571867/two-identical-strangers/ “Two Identical Strangers” was directed by Tim Wardle. Courtesy of Neon, it is part of The Atlantic Selects, an online showcase of short documentaries from independent…

Adult Twins, Separated at Birth, Have Emotional Reunion

From The Atlantic. Inspired by the documentary “Three Identical Strangers,” Michele Mordkoff and Allison Kanter discover they are twins and have an emotional reunion on camera. Read more: https://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/571867/two-identical-strangers/ “Two Identical Strangers” was directed by Tim Wardle. Courtesy of Neon, it is part of The Atlantic Selects, an online showcase of short documentaries from independent…

The ‘Nightmare’ of a Tweeting President

From The Atlantic. “The idea of a tweeting president would have been a Madisonian dystopia,” argues Jeffrey Rosen in a new video based on the author’s recent article in The Atlantic. According to Rosen, the Founding Fathers designed the constitution to safeguard against the rise of demagogues. Because passionate arguments—the fodder of demagogues—are more likely…

Is This the Best Taco in the World?

From The Atlantic. This film isn’t just about a taco. It’s about Ralph Gilmore, a guy with an eighth-grade education who became a millionaire. And then he lost it all. And then he became a millionaire again. And then he lost it all–again. Finally, he bought a used shipping container on Craiglist and started slinging…