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Franklin Foer

Franklin Foer is a staff writer at The Atlantic. He is the author of "World Without Mind" and "How Soccer Explains the World: An Unlikely Theory of Globalization."

What Big Tech Wants Out of the Pandemic

The firms are all too eager to help the government manage the coronavirus crisis.


The Amazon Fires Reveal the Dysfunction of the Global Community

The case for territorial incursion in the Amazon is far stronger than the justifications for most war.


Russian-Style Kleptocracy Is Infiltrating America

When the U.S.S.R. collapsed, Washington bet on the global spread of democratic capitalist values—and lost.


How Trump Radicalized ICE

A long-running inferiority complex, vast statutory power, a chilling new directive from the top—inside America’s unfolding immigration tragedy.