Jennifer Senior, The Atlantic

Jennifer Senior

The Atlantic

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Past articles by Jennifer:

The Puzzling Gap Between How Old You Are and How Old You Think You Are

There are good reasons you always feel 20 percent younger than your actual age. → Read More

John Fetterman and the Performance of Wellness

The particular challenge of enduring depression as a public figure → Read More

Steve Bannon Is a Lit Bomb in the Mouth of Democracy

Steve Bannon is still scheming. And he’s still a threat to democracy. → Read More

It’s Your Friends Who Break Your Heart

The older we get, the more we need our friends—and the harder it is to keep them → Read More

Grief and Conspiracy 20 Years After 9/11

Bobby McIlvaine was 26 when he died in the attacks. Two decades later, his loved ones are still grappling with the loss. → Read More

Opinion | Mothers All Over Are Losing It

Pandemic life has made us feel more insecure about the aspects of our parenting we were already most insecure about. → Read More

Opinion | My Trump Recovery Program

Finding comfort — and hope — in “Ted Lasso,” “Sex Education” and “Heavyweight.” → Read More

Opinion | Good Riddance, Leader McConnell

The judgment of history will be damning. → Read More

Opinion | The Narcissist in Chief Brings It All Crashing Down

An ending as terrible as it was predictable engulfs the president and the country. → Read More

Opinion | 95 Percent of Representatives Have a Degree. Look Where That’s Got Us.

All these credentials haven’t led to better results. → Read More

Rod Rosenstein Was Just Doing His Job

Does that really excuse him for his role in the Trump administration’s family separation policy? → Read More

Why Fox News Is Still in a Coronavirus Bubble

Humans will do figure eights to make facts suit their fictions. Laura Ingraham and Sean Hannity help the faithful do that. → Read More

The Ginsburg-Scalia Act Was Not a Farce

There is a lot for us to learn, not just from their friendship, but from their intellectual combat. → Read More

Let the Culture Wars Begin. Again.

Long before Trump, there was Pat Buchanan. The 2020 Republican convention is looking strangely like the 1992 edition. → Read More

Learning to Love Joe Biden

He’s not out on the campaign trail now, but when he was a young man in a hurry, he told us who he was. → Read More

We’ve Hit a Pandemic Wall

New data show that Americans are suffering from record levels of mental distress. → Read More

I Spoke to Anthony Fauci. He Says His Inbox Isn’t Pretty.

An interview with the man who has an important message for you, if he can get it out. → Read More

Dear Liberal Arts Students: Seize This Moment

The world needs you. Here’s your chance. → Read More

Trump’s Napalm Politics? They Began With Newt

Gingrich wrote the playbook for it all. The nastiness, the contempt for norms, the transformation of political opponents into enemies. → Read More

Farewell, Office. You Were the Last Boundary Between Work and Home.

Your workplace shaped your identity in ways you never knew. → Read More