The Atlantic is an American magazine and multi-platform publisher, founded in 1857 as The Atlantic Monthly in Boston, Massachusetts.

Wikipedia
The Atlantic
The Atlantic
YouTube Video
  • A Mexican immigrant shares poetic wisdom from working the fields and escaping poverty. Read more: https://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/565424/field-song/ "Field Song" was directed by Brad Bischoff. It is part of The Atlantic Selects, an online showcase of short documentaries from independent creators, curated by The Atlantic.

The Atlantic
The Atlantic
YouTube Video
  • All his life, Justin managed to escape his own story—until now. Read more: https://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/565247/rewind-forward/ "Rewind Forward" was directed by Justin Stoneham. It is part of The Atlantic Selects, an online showcase of short documentaries from independent creators, curated by The Atlantic.

The Atlantic
The Atlantic
YouTube Video
  • “We want every kid to be generous,” says Dr. Laura Markham, author of Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids. But, according to Markham, if we force kids to share, they’re less likely to do so again. How, then, can a parent raise a generous child? In the latest episode of Home School, The Atlantic’s animated video series about parenting, Markham reveals the surprising childrearing method that promotes not o...

The Atlantic
The Atlantic
YouTube Video
  • With the onset of Trump’s trade war, diplomatic relations between the U.S. and China—the world’s largest and second-largest economies, respectively—have reached a crisis point. Yasheng Huang, a political economist, MIT professor, and the author of Capitalism with Chinese Characteristics, argues that “a trade war would negatively affect the interest of U.S. consumers, companies, and the financial s...

The Atlantic
The Atlantic
YouTube Video
  • “The modern world has come for our little island,” says Heu Rapu Haoa in Max Lowe’s short documentary, Amo. Heu is one of the 800 remaining speakers of his native tongue. His home, Rapa Nui, known widely as Easter Island, is one of the most remote inhabited islands in the world. Situated more than 2,000 miles in the southeastern Pacific Ocean off the coast of Chile, Easter Island was once home to...

The Atlantic
The Atlantic
YouTube Video
  • Welcome to Ballarat, California, population one. Located in the heart of the unforgiving Death Valley, the former mining supply town has been abandoned for nearly 100 years. Were it not for Rock Novak, the town’s only resident, Ballarat would belong to the vultures. “I’m the caretaker, the mayor, the sheriff, the judge, and the undertaker [of Ballarat],” Novak says in Mickey Todiwala and Monika D...

The Atlantic
The Atlantic
YouTube Video
  • The American fairytale is far from enchanted. Power and wealth are concentrated in an anxious aristocracy, comprised of 10% of the population, that reigns by dividing the lower classes and pitting them against each other so that the poor turn against the poor. It’s how most aristocracies throughout history have worked. It’s also how the American elite convinced 25 million non-slaveholding citizens...

The Atlantic
The Atlantic
YouTube Video
  • Buy a pound of cheese or a carton of milk in the U.S., and it most likely hails from Wisconsin, the number-one cheese and number-two milk producer in the country. Often, that Wisconsin dairy product comes from a cow that was milked by an undocumented immigrant. Nationwide, 51% of dairy workers are immigrants. According to workers, farmers, and industry experts, more than three-fourths of these imm...

The Atlantic
The Atlantic
YouTube Video
  • Paulina is one of the lucky ones. The Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy separated roughly 2,500 children from their parents in recent weeks, but not all families were split up. In the absence of an official explanation, advocates speculated that border agents left some families intact for lack of detention space, instead releasing them with GPS ankle trackers and a court date. In thi...

The Atlantic
The Atlantic
YouTube Video
  • Fleeing violence in Somalia, a Muslim family finds refuge in the United States after a long period of separation--just before the travel ban goes into effect. "You Are My Sunshine" was directed by Daniel Klein and Hunter Johnson. It is part of The Atlantic Selects, an online showcase of short documentaries from independent creators, curated by The Atlantic.

The Atlantic
The Atlantic
YouTube Video
  • In a recent interview at the Aspen Ideas Festival, The Atlantic contributing editor Jeffrey Rosen reveals that before Justice Stevens retired, “[Stevens] told me...he thought Roe would be overturned if Justice Kennedy retired.” Rosen, who is the President and CEO of the National Constitution Center as well as a renowned law professor and scholar, goes on to explain that while the immediate effects...

The Atlantic
The Atlantic
YouTube Video
  • “No kid wakes up in the morning and thinks, ‘I'm going to disappoint my teachers and parents today,’” says Katherine Reynolds Lewis, author of The Good News About Bad Behavior. Every kid wants to behave, Lewis argues. They just don’t have the skills yet. In the latest episode of Home School, The Atlantic’s animated video series about parenting, Lewis explains how parents can effectively set limit...

The Atlantic
The Atlantic
YouTube Video
  • In 1967, Stokely Carmichael and Charles Hamilton wrote an article in The Atlantic that traced the root of the frustration present in African-American ghettos to decades of systemic injustice. Today, over 65 percent of black people live in urban America, and that discontent has far from subsided. “In order to understand the black ghetto—both its great problems and its capacity to become a key poli...

The Atlantic
The Atlantic
YouTube Video
  • An animated short film illuminates the neuroscience of depression. Read more: https://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/563447/neuroscience-depression/ "Adam" was directed by animator Emma Allen and neuroscientist Daisy Thompson-Lake. It is part of The Atlantic Selects, an online showcase of short films from independent creators, curated by The Atlantic.

The Atlantic
The Atlantic
YouTube Video
  • "Cats are like potato chips," reads a sign in Bruce and Terry Jenkins’s home. "You can’t just have one!" In fact, the Jenkinses have dozens—the couple, both of whom are retired, have devoted their lives to caring for a plethora of elderly cats. “It’s kind of a big family,” says Terry Jenkins in Jonathan Napolitano’s short documentary. “It gives me the opportunity to be with more cats than I possi...

The Atlantic
The Atlantic
YouTube Video
  • “The [narcos] threatened to kill every last person in our house—even the dog,” says Wayner Berduo, a young Guatemalan asylum seeker at the U.S.-Mexican border, in a new documentary from The Atlantic. Berduo says he lost his left eye and the use of his right arm in a violent attack late last year. Like thousands of Central American families, the Berduos say they’re seeking legal protection in the U...

The Atlantic
The Atlantic
YouTube Video
  • In October 2012, Carey Callahan began a course of bimonthly intramuscular testosterone injections. After years of harassment and discomfort in her female body, she had made the decision to transition to being male. In the short term, she was happy. But she soon discovered that life as a transgender man was not what she had expected. Her discomfort persisted, as did the harassment. Nine months aft...

The Atlantic
The Atlantic
YouTube Video
  • Should America experience a pandemic, President Trump's tendencies toward nationalism may fuel the fire, argues The Atlantic writer Ed Yong. That's because pandemics are inherently political. Take, for example, the global effort that was required to eradicate smallpox in 1980. The immunization campaign, led by the World Health Organization, demanded international cooperation on an unprecedented ...

The Atlantic
The Atlantic
YouTube Video
  • In September 1986, the city of Cleveland attempted to set a special record: the simultaneous launch of 1.5 million balloons. But fate intervened, and the result was both crazier and more tragic than anyone could have imagined. Read more: https://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/562556/cleveland-balloonfest/ "Balloonfest" is directed by Nathan Truesdell. It is part of The Atlantic Selects, an onlin...

The Atlantic
The Atlantic
YouTube Video
  • A lonely widower finds new meaning in a bird—and, perhaps, a message from the other side. Read more: https://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/560900/cucli-dove-film "Cucli" was directed by Xavier Marrades. It is part of The Atlantic Selects, an online showcase of short documentaries from independent creators, curated by The Atlantic.

The Atlantic
The Atlantic
YouTube Video
  • Ph.D. student-turned-filmmaker Tyler Hulett ventured across the currently erupting volcano Kīlauea to film this short compilation of photographs that, when edited together and sped up, depicts the flow of a lava river. It was a dangerous project, the extent of which Hulett wouldn’t become aware until nearly a year later. Read more: https://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/562193/time-lapse-kilauea ...

The Atlantic
The Atlantic
YouTube Video
The Atlantic
The Atlantic
YouTube Video
  • Paul Bloom, psychologist and Yale professor, argues that empathy is a bad thing—that it makes the world worse. While we've been taught that putting yourself in another's shoes cultivates compassion, it actually blinds you to the long-term consequences of your actions. In this animated interview from The Atlantic, we hear Bloom’s case for why the world needs to ditch empathy. Readers are discussing...

The Atlantic
The Atlantic
YouTube Video
  • The small island of Tangier sits 12 miles off the coast of Virginia. It’s a peaceful, salt-of-the-earth kind of place, with only 600 full-time residents, most of whom have known their neighbors—commercial crabbers, watermen, schoolteachers, parishioners—for generations. Shortly, however, that may all come to an end. As soon as 25 years from now, Tangier is expected to disappear into the sea. The ...

The Atlantic
The Atlantic
YouTube Video
  • Can the presidency be repaired? John Dickerson, a co-host of CBS This Morning and contributor for The Atlantic, chats with the magazine's editor in chief, Jeffery Goldberg, about Dickerson's recent cover story and its central question of how the office of the presidency is flawed. Trump's admission that the presidency is harder than he expected should come as no surprise. "This is a common pres...

The Atlantic
The Atlantic
YouTube Video
  • In Colombia, social leaders and community organizers are routinely assassinated, while those responsible are rarely prosecuted. “We made this film because no one, particularly the US media, seemed to care,” co-director Tom Laffay told The Atlantic. Read more: https://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/561194/colombia-social-leaders/ "They're Killing Us" is directed by Tom Laffay, Daniel Bustos, and ...

The Atlantic
The Atlantic
YouTube Video
  • At 92, Les Cruise is one of the last surviving paratroopers from D-Day. “He is like a celebrity to a lot of people in the military community,” said Michael Ayjian, who, along with Stephen Skeel, co-directed a short documentary about Cruise. The film follows Cruise as the National Warplane Museum grants him the opportunity to fly once again on Whiskey 7, the very same plane from which he jumped on ...

The Atlantic
The Atlantic
YouTube Video
  • “I remember seeing the ‘Galloping Gertie’ Tacoma Narrows Bridge collapse in a Physics class in high school,” Lucy Walker told The Atlantic, “and the surprising image of something as sturdy and robust-looking as a mighty bridge twisting and twirling like rope—and ultimately snapping—has always stayed with me.” In 2017, Walker, an Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker, was asked to make a short fil...

Out-Market Your Competitors?

Get complete competitive insights on over 2.2 million companies to drive your marketing strategy.

Create Free Account Log in

By signing up, you agree to the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Out-Market Your Competitors

Get complete competitive insights on over 2.2 million companies to drive your marketing strategy.

Create Free Account

Already a user?  Log in

By signing up, you agree to the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.