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The Atlantic’s Jan/Feb issue: Next Trump presidency

The Atlantic’s Jan/Feb issue: Next Trump presidency

[ad_1] Featuring two dozen Atlantic writers on how a second term could shatter norms with the courts, education, the military, foreign policy, immigration, abortion rights, science, gender December 4, 2023, 7:59 AM ET The next Trump presidency will be worse. A special issue of The Atlantic, launching today, warns of the grave and extreme consequences if former President Trump were to win in 2024––building an overwhelming case, across two dozen essays by Atlantic writers, that both Trump and Trumpism pose an existential threat to America and to the ideas that animate it. With each writer focusing on their subject area of expertise, the issue argues that assuming a second term would mirror the first is a mistake: The threats to democracy will be greater, as will the danger of authoritarianism and corruption. A second Trump presidency, the opening essay states, would mark the turn onto a dark path, one of those rips between “before” and “after” that a society can never reverse. The Atlantic has made covering persistent threats to democracy its top editorial priority. …