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Adam Serwer

The Atlantic

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Recent:
  • The Atlantic
Past:
  • Defense One
  • CityLab
  • GovExec
  • BuzzFeed
  • Mother Jones
  • American Prospect

Recent articles by Adam:

Trump Is Struggling to Run Against a White Guy

The president is having a difficult time deploying his traditional culture-war playbook against Biden. → Read More

China’s Coronavirus Disinformation Ensnared Its Chief Target

Trump’s “Chinese virus” tweets are, in part, an attempt to cover up how he ignored U.S. intelligence and believed Beijing. → Read More

The ‘Russia Hoax’ Is a Hoax

A report by the FBI inspector general debunks the claims that the investigation into political interference by the Kremlin was a left-wing conspiracy to depose the president. → Read More

The ‘Russia Hoax’ Is a Hoax

A report by the FBI inspector general debunks the claims that the investigation into political interference by the Kremlin was a left-wing conspiracy to depose the president. → Read More

The War-Crimes President

When violence is directed at those Trump’s supporters hate and fear, they see such excesses not as crimes but as virtues. → Read More

Trump Is Winning His War on the FBI

Within the bureau, there’s an asymmetry that even those who seek to play by the rules cannot ignore. → Read More

Trump Tells America What Kind of Nationalist He Is

In a series of tweets attacking four Democratic congresswomen, the president reiterated his belief that only white people can truly be American. → Read More

Trump Lied to the Supreme Court, and Four Justices Don’t Care

The White House insisted allegations that it wanted to add a citizenship question to the survey for political reasons were conspiracy theories, right up until the moment the president confirmed them. → Read More

Julián Castro Wants to Hold Police Accountable

In an interview, the presidential hopeful outlines ambitious plans for reforming immigration and policing. → Read More

Nazis Have Always Been Trolls

They rely on murderous insincerity and the unwillingness of liberal societies to see them for what they are. → Read More

White Nationalism’s Deep American Roots

A long-overdue excavation of the book that Hitler called his “bible,” and the man who wrote it → Read More

The Terrorism That Doesn’t Spark a Panic

Americans should react to violence from religious and ethnic minorities with the same sense of proportion they reserve for far-right extremists. → Read More

The Terrorism That Doesn’t Spark a Panic

Americans should react to violence from religious and ethnic minorities with the same sense of proportion they reserve for far-right extremists. → Read More

Trump’s Prayer-Rug Paranoia

The president turns again to flimsy rumor to build support for his policies. → Read More

What’s the Difference Between Steve King and Donald Trump?

The congressman from Iowa has drawn rebukes from Republicans for his statements about white supremacy and white nationalism, but he shares many of his views with the president. → Read More

Trump the Toddler: The President's Negotiating Strategy

The president is pursuing a child’s strategy for getting what he wants. → Read More

Trump Is Running Out of Alibis

The president has few innocent explanations left for what looks like a conspiracy to violate campaign-finance laws. → Read More

Trump Can’t Stop Confessing

Proving white-collar crimes is an exceedingly difficult task for prosecutors. Trump is doing his best to make it easier. → Read More

The Conscience of a Conservative

It should not fall to the only black Republican senator to block a man who spent his career seeking to disenfranchise minority voters from being appointed to the federal bench. → Read More

America's Problem Isn't Tribalism—It's Racism

Only one of America’s major political parties relies on stoking hatred and fear against those outside its coalition. → Read More