Link to Image Christi Parsons 4 days ago:   Thursday Aug 15 - 7:40am Fascinating piece on Sealand, the world’s tiniest nation, by our amazing new contributor Ian Urbina https://t.co/6ZRjAmvoH2 Christi Parsons 1 week ago:   Monday Aug 12 - 6:57am RT @AdamSerwer: This story is such a microcosm of colonial history https://t.co/VDW7cfmZ2i Christi Parsons 1 week ago:   Saturday Aug 10 - 2:36pm The incomparable insight of @brhodes in @TheAtlantic. You’ll want to read this one twice. https://t.co/zlJThfrwIE Christi Parsons 1 week ago:   Tuesday Aug 6 - 7:03am RT @JohnGHendy: “I believe that this is a spiritual matter, and that there is a devil, and evil is real,” he said. “Wicked Satan is a real force and power on our earth.” https://t.co/wO1fOUP6EW via @emmaogreen Christi Parsons 2 weeks ago:   Monday Aug 5 - 9:37am The Panama City speech was an important moment in the effort to frighten and marginalize racial minorities, writes @JeffreyGoldberg. This weekend’s killings are a possible and predictable consequence of this kind of rhetoric. https://t.co/Ud7zPyt577 Christi Parsons 2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jul 31 - 7:57am True story. There’s audio. https://t.co/pUSOax8ZIk Christi Parsons 3 weeks ago:   Monday Jul 29 - 5:28am @kgilsinan, on speaking truth to power in the Trump administration https://t.co/BtIudxnLB9 Christi Parsons 3 weeks ago:   Sunday Jul 28 - 11:21am RT @nhannahjones: While some of y’all reporters are out here talking about how reporting on Trump is “fun,” your black and brown colleagues are having to deal with the psychic impacts of his racism. Maybe try considering that this is neither a game nor entertaining for many, many Americans. https://t.co/5JYmA9UNdM Christi Parsons 4 weeks ago:   Monday Jul 22 - 11:10am Read the truth about the heartless application of US AIDS policy, in this haunting piece by @abdallah_fayyad https://t.co/Bm45WOXoBt Christi Parsons 1 month ago:   Friday Jul 19 - 9:11am Trump supporters don't chant about men, @elainaplott noticed.
https://t.co/QbeKFMkriO Christi Parsons 1 month ago:   Thursday Jul 18 - 5:01pm RT @bhumikatharoor: Such a rich conversation with @JeffreyGoldberg and @helenecooper today https://t.co/1KY0ywilAV
Link to Image Christi Parsons 1 month ago:   Monday Jul 8 - 7:42am Here’s a thought: Maybe the World Cup-winning women’s team should be paid as much money as the men’s team. https://t.co/Wsz8tgh71G Christi Parsons 1 month ago:   Saturday Jul 6 - 7:46pm RT @YAppelbaum: "No non-American could watch that spectacle at the Lincoln Memorial and feel that America stood for anything good or right or universal. Power worshipped power, for its own sake," writes @DavidFrumhttps://t.co/ZZGdSirDwC Christi Parsons 1 month ago:   Tuesday Jul 2 - 9:37am It's time for 2020 candidates to stop calling for these "national conversations" and start having them . . .
https://t.co/Nxtzp8Spng Christi Parsons 1 month ago:   Friday Jun 21 - 12:47pm RT @cbudoffbrown: With all due respect, @marcorubio, you are incorrect. POLITICO utilized the Freedom of Information Act to obtain FAA records showing 128 flights between Canada & the USA on Craft's family plane. We did not receive the records or any other assistance from Democrats. https://t.co/EQ3USaG0lE Christi Parsons 2 months ago:   Tuesday Jun 18 - 5:11pm Definitely read this story. https://t.co/r3XHMOweT1 Christi Parsons 2 months ago:   Thursday Jun 6 - 8:56pm RT @JeffreyGoldberg: A bit more: Most of the writers of magazine cover stories have been men because men have traditionally been given the opportunity to do so. We're trying to change this at @TheAtlantic.@laurahazardowen interviewed me about changes at the magazine here:
https://t.co/wQHNsTtiUp Christi Parsons 2 months ago:   Thursday Jun 6 - 7:12pm RT @laurahazardowen: 3) Please please read the whole story, including the comments from @AdrienneLaF, the first female executive editor in the company's history. https://t.co/Ya3hdTrszn Christi Parsons 2 months ago:   Monday Jun 3 - 6:34am The US and the Allies turned the course of war on the beaches of Normandy, where the US president lands 75 years later with doubts about the transatlantic alliance. @RachelDonadio writes: https://t.co/l37NZgJLuE Christi Parsons 2 months ago:   Sunday Jun 2 - 8:42am @PeterAtlantic nails it here: Even on an outreach trip abroad, Trump’s instinct is to forget his whereabouts and speak to his core voters back home. https://t.co/Ip7NRfSLbd Christi Parsons 2 months ago:   Tuesday May 28 - 1:04pm A useful exercise in this @MichaelRWear piece today: imagining an opposing point of view https://t.co/N3tIKTMxRV Christi Parsons 3 months ago:   Tuesday May 21 - 2:37pm @paul_is_life4 No. @paul_is_life4 Christi Parsons 3 months ago:   Thursday May 9 - 9:16pm RT @mike_giglio: “They were a wild card that we always had to keep an eye on.” My first piece at @TheAtlantic looks at the complicated and at times strangely intimate relationship between U.S. troops and Iran-backed militia in Iraq https://t.co/yssjQkNPMB Christi Parsons 3 months ago:   Sunday Apr 28 - 12:32pm Many thanks to @Oknox for an inspiring dinner message last night — and for the work he was already doing on behalf of the press corps first thing this morning. https://t.co/eWYRgbwv3G Christi Parsons 3 months ago:   Sunday Apr 28 - 7:27am Love this crew https://t.co/k84ZN27SCJ Christi Parsons 3 months ago:   Thursday Apr 25 - 7:06am ... and @MikeMemoli is out front on the story! Reporting live from the Amtrak station. https://t.co/XQJGih14xu Christi Parsons 3 months ago:   Wednesday Apr 24 - 7:51am RT @realDonaldTrump: I wonder if the New York Times will apologize to me a second time, as they did after the 2016 Election. But this one will have to be a far bigger & better apology. On this one they will have to get down on their knees & beg for forgiveness-they are truly the Enemy of the People! Christi Parsons 4 months ago:   Friday Apr 19 - 1:31am RT @1bobcohn: .@JamesFallows today was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a huge honor. From some 100 cover stories he has written over 40+ years, we suggest these 8 as emblematic of his amazing work. https://t.co/1wPK4T5ctp Christi Parsons 4 months ago:   Friday Apr 19 - 1:30am RT @SwatiGauri: The most important implication from the Mueller report, @YAppelbaum writes:
"There is sufficient evidence that President Donald Trump obstructed justice to merit impeachment hearings." https://t.co/utVNM2q3Fj Christi Parsons 4 months ago:   Sunday Apr 7 - 11:00am Love seeing you in our pages, @RickReillyESPN https://t.co/2bvKFYp6Os Christi Parsons 4 months ago:   Friday Apr 5 - 5:51am RT @JamesFallows: This essay by @CaitlinPacific is genuinely brilliant, and will last as a look at our times. Very funny sentence-by-sentence; elegantly constructed, down to “poor little me!” narrative persona; earns its merciless moral-judgment tone. Really worth reading
https://t.co/zgKGEVypPH Christi Parsons 4 months ago:   Friday Mar 29 - 6:56am RT @peterbakernyt: Barbara Bush came to rethink transgender issues after lunch with @TimNaftali. “There are a world of folks born transgender who are quiet and lonely," she wrote in her diary, @SusanPage reports in new book. "How sad to be in the wrong body.” https://t.co/ed3mNgHD5D Christi Parsons 4 months ago:   Wednesday Mar 27 - 8:31am RT @RonanFarrow: Genuinely read this as Trump buying Pelosi a Washington Post subscription. https://t.co/RFXLLeNRSz
Link to Image Christi Parsons 5 months ago:   Thursday Mar 21 - 3:15pm A Republican "Miss Manners" in the era of Trump -- such a good read, by @CAKitchenerhttps://t.co/jaLSWn85Jm Christi Parsons 5 months ago:   Thursday Mar 21 - 6:21am “There can be no ‘he-said, she-said’ when all the saids are so neatly captured as text.” @megangarber never disappoints https://t.co/PZQVzTPCRx Christi Parsons 5 months ago:   Wednesday Mar 20 - 9:55pm RT @IsaacDovere: SCOOP @davidsirota, just hired as Bernie Sanders' speechwriter and senior adviser, has been quietly writing speeches and advising him for months without disclosing it but while bashing pretty much every candidate in the field: https://t.co/VBSp7dBbyx Christi Parsons 5 months ago:   Tuesday Mar 19 - 7:52am RT @gabbfern: excited is an understatement. my dad used to deliver the paper when i was younger and it’s crazy to me how things come full circle! i am so honored that i’ll be able to be a part of this incredible team and i can’t wait to help show the world what comes out of my incredible home! https://t.co/voTS4J68zt Christi Parsons 5 months ago:   Sunday Mar 17 - 8:36pm RT @JamesFallows: As part of @TheAtlantic’s “Unthinkable” feature, I wrote about a specific burden-of-office that Donald Trump has strikingly never borne: expressing sorrow, understanding, and resolve at time of tragedy.
Today is an example. Christi Parsons 5 months ago:   Thursday Mar 14 - 9:35am Americans embraced an anti-racist creed when at war with the Nazis, because the enemy was racist. But one of Hitler's greatest influences was actually a previously well-accepted line of American thought: https://t.co/tIJDygTXg1 Christi Parsons 5 months ago:   Wednesday Mar 13 - 4:55pm Proud to work with this A-Team! https://t.co/oTYyLqCKIr Christi Parsons 5 months ago:   Tuesday Mar 12 - 6:13pm RT @HayesBrown: Honestly this story has everything:
- rich people in trouble
- proof you were right about Those Rich Kids at your college
- prosecution under the RICO Act
- a Balkan water polo coach
- a chance to yell about systemic inequality
- FULL HOUSE JOKES
WHAT MORE COULD YOU ASK FOR. Christi Parsons 5 months ago:   Saturday Mar 9 - 9:03am Why blaming the Manafort sentence on just his judge is an evasion of the problem: https://t.co/FGasuv1o5y Christi Parsons 6 months ago:   Monday Feb 11 - 9:21am When blackface or racist incidents keep happening, “it’s a feature, not a defect.” https://t.co/XtzHbqbKv2 Christi Parsons 6 months ago:   Sunday Feb 10 - 10:22am When we experience disgust, we tend to make harsher moral judgments. This seems like a thing worth some personal contemplation. https://t.co/bCPBxXmbJ9 Christi Parsons 6 months ago:   Thursday Feb 7 - 2:02pm RT @karenyuan_: congratulations to my friend @lolade_42, a kickass journalist and inspiration https://t.co/2pTD1fNBAn Christi Parsons 6 months ago:   Thursday Jan 24 - 7:09pm RT @ethiopienne: quick reminder that The Atlantic's editorial fellowship application is open for just a few more days (link here: https://t.co/yr2E5TKLc6) and that my email inbox is always open to writers of color (address in bio) 🖤 https://t.co/qyf6O4zT6j
Link to Image Christi Parsons 7 months ago:   Thursday Jan 17 - 3:22pm RT @YAppelbaum: 1. It’s not too early.
It won’t backfire.
It’s what the Constitution demands.
Congress must open a formal impeachment inquiry, and bring the debate out of the court of public opinion and into Congress, where it belongs. My cover story for @TheAtlantic:
https://t.co/s9Y6UMQVCn Christi Parsons 7 months ago:   Thursday Jan 17 - 1:15pm RT @guyraz: There have been times in recent years (ie: articles by Ta-Nehisi Coates) when @TheAtlantic broke open important discussions that needed to be opened--whether you agree or not. Here's their latest (worth reading) https://t.co/PbjChVDuIt Christi Parsons 7 months ago:   Monday Jan 14 - 6:22am Two years, 730 days, 34+ high-profile departures, one nonstop news cycle. Read @TheAtlantic’s catalog of the 50 biggest norm-shattering moments from the Trump administration so far: https://t.co/CkGYlSI9uf#TrumpUnthinkable Christi Parsons 7 months ago:   Wednesday Jan 9 - 10:45am RT @denisewills: This is a good piece. https://t.co/U6NEmPDbWn Christi Parsons 7 months ago:   Wednesday Jan 9 - 6:21am RT @karenyuan_: we're launching a residency: 3 months and $15K to report on and write an ambitious public-service story. learn more and pitch us: https://t.co/uee9DS4yS0@WritersofColor Christi Parsons 7 months ago:   Tuesday Jan 8 - 9:09pm RT @mattbpete: 3/ I’m doing this in collaboration with The Atlantic’s Talent Lab and the brilliant @cparsons. We’re looking for great stories, sure, but we’re also looking to bring new voices to our pages. After all, that’s what our members are signing up for—to help our journalism thrive. Christi Parsons 7 months ago:   Wednesday Dec 26 - 11:11am RT @_NatalieEscobar: I wrote about the things I care about the very most: Christmas tamales and the Latinx families who treasure them https://t.co/5yWNIbk2IC Christi Parsons 8 months ago:   Saturday Dec 22 - 1:12pm RT @CAKitchener: Absolutely thrilled to be joining @thelilynews at @washingtonpost as a staff writer! I’ll be writing for women, about women, alongside a rockstar team. https://t.co/lO9hk7Tnpk Christi Parsons 8 months ago:   Wednesday Dec 19 - 8:09am Couldn’t agree more. https://t.co/5dIXP0sLx5 Christi Parsons 8 months ago:   Tuesday Dec 18 - 5:52am RT @OrrChris: Monks who dunk, nomads who split double teams--this @LouieLazar on the popularity of hoops in remote Tibet has it all. (Also: great photos.) Enjoy. @TheAtlantichttps://t.co/u14hHGhaPF Christi Parsons 8 months ago:   Thursday Dec 13 - 8:40pm RT @abdallah_fayyad: Here’s an end-of-year list you didn’t ask for: my favorite articles (in no particular order) from @TheAtlantic this year. Christi Parsons 8 months ago:   Monday Dec 10 - 9:07pm RT @denisewills: The new @TheAtlantic cover story by @cduhigg is full of fascinating case studies, including one about why debt collectors are trained to rile people up and then calm them down. https://t.co/5Fhrz32uD3 Christi Parsons 8 months ago:   Friday Dec 7 - 7:10am I'm going Derrick Henry at work today. https://t.co/Jl1BTKnmgY Christi Parsons 8 months ago:   Tuesday Dec 4 - 11:24am The more women there are in TV news, the better and more diverse the stories their viewers get. @juliannagoldman tells the inside story: https://t.co/LmH28hXJEc Christi Parsons 8 months ago:   Tuesday Dec 4 - 6:08am "It was a glimpse of grace in an era that has consistently promised anything but, made all the more poignant by the weary truth that as soon as tomorrow, with new irritations to air and new tweets to tweet, it would be gone."
https://t.co/GkxsVDnPsr Christi Parsons 8 months ago:   Sunday Dec 2 - 2:35pm @tackettdc I learned scouting from the best Christi Parsons 8 months ago:   Sunday Dec 2 - 12:30pm @joevardon@TheAtlantic@JeffreyGoldberg@abdallah_fayyad @bhumikatharoor@mthomps We are quite literally in the middle of a big growth phase. Christi Parsons 8 months ago:   Sunday Dec 2 - 8:56am Introducing the founding members of the Talent Lab, created this year by @TheAtlantic Editor @JeffreyGoldberg to recruit and develop great journalists: @abdallah_fayyad @bhumikatharoor@mthomps and Ena Alvarado. Proud to be part of this brilliant team! https://t.co/5DET5qILXJ
Link to Image Christi Parsons 8 months ago:   Saturday Dec 1 - 7:50pm Work hard all season, focus on your teammates and look for your moment. Words to live by, from #JalenHurts Christi Parsons 8 months ago:   Saturday Dec 1 - 8:11am @ChuckKennedyDC@DavidNakamura@peterbakernyt My record was 18 pool reports in a day, with POTUS in the Middle East. Hats off to @peterbakernyt Christi Parsons 8 months ago:   Wednesday Nov 28 - 7:50am This is a great editor to be stuck with ... https://t.co/sjHwnTARYO Christi Parsons 8 months ago:   Sunday Nov 25 - 10:05am Back to reality tomorrow. But first, get lost in this lovely epistle by @RachelDonadio https://t.co/qSfhr1aEsq Christi Parsons 8 months ago:   Saturday Nov 24 - 9:33pm There’s inspiration here: seek great talent, and then empower people to use their gifts — even if it means imagining the work anew. #TuaTagovailoahttps://t.co/71wrNDYxK5 Christi Parsons 8 months ago:   Saturday Nov 24 - 9:24pm RT @jemelehill: You can miss me with this being characterized as some kind of redemption story for Urban Meyer. He covered for an abuser. The victim had it a lot tougher than Urban Meyer, or his family. Christi Parsons 9 months ago:   Thursday Nov 22 - 12:53pm All this time I’ve thought it was me messing up the biscuits! Thanks, @amandamull https://t.co/10LxUCWX9J Christi Parsons 9 months ago:   Friday Nov 16 - 6:55am It's Picture Day at my daughter's school, a good moment to re-read @Dad's examination of the ritual: https://t.co/QRDCg1S0Rm Christi Parsons 9 months ago:   Tuesday Nov 13 - 7:33pm I take this insightful piece to heart. It's every journalist's job to help diversify the newsroom, because we all desperately need for it to happen. https://t.co/66FiMcNW8n Christi Parsons 9 months ago:   Wednesday Oct 31 - 7:58pm This was a truly remarkable person. https://t.co/V20ivN3xus Christi Parsons 9 months ago:   Tuesday Oct 30 - 4:33pm RT @ethiopienne: it's really not that complicated! a lot of white gatekeepers either straight up do not believe the PoC they already employ (no matter how Exceptional™) or do not care enough about non-white audiences to take the "risks" necessary to meaningfully shift newsroom standards/coverage Christi Parsons 9 months ago:   Tuesday Oct 30 - 4:32pm RT @ethiopienne: also because even pieces framed like this—"we must do better; hire PoC writers!!!!"—still place the onus of Saving the Future of Journalism and Also the Republic on PoC, lol! Christi Parsons 9 months ago:   Tuesday Oct 30 - 4:32pm RT @ethiopienne: because journalism is an industry chock full of white gatekeepers who would rather gaslight their few colleagues of color than heed PoC's warnings and risk alienating racist readers, duh :) https://t.co/Pt8nFjmdIv Christi Parsons 9 months ago:   Sunday Oct 28 - 9:29am The gunman represented the monsters who will always be with us. Anyone who emboldened, angered, or egged him on represents the worst in social leadership, writes @JamesFallows https://t.co/fWcvPJ2B0e Christi Parsons 9 months ago:   Saturday Oct 27 - 6:29am When the president of the United States makes comments, warships turn, markets reverse, allies reassess, and legions of government workers scramble to make bogus assertions reality. https://t.co/3LOQRHGoNe Christi Parsons 10 months ago:   Saturday Oct 20 - 12:21pm The First Muslim Women Might Be Heading To Congress - The Atlantic https://t.co/DODMvWqu0b Christi Parsons 10 months ago:   Sunday Oct 14 - 6:46am RT @JamesFallows: Congrats to @Ddale8 for tirelessly chronicling this, day after day.
That not *even one* Republican Senator will note any of his ceaseless lies is, in its way, worse than the lies themselves.
Trump cannot help himself. The Senators could. https://t.co/Qcz6TwzFTO Christi Parsons 10 months ago:   Friday Oct 12 - 6:55am This is a dark day. Love and prayers for Jamal Khashoggi’s family, and for journalists everywhere who write boldly about authoritarianism. https://t.co/0NSUkQ0y5C Christi Parsons 10 months ago:   Thursday Oct 4 - 11:19am What if everyone paused and asked, “Have I ever caused this kind of harm to a woman?” @PattiMurin poses the #KavanaughHearings question, in her moving testimony on the #AtlanticFest main stage https://t.co/n2hm0I4dIj
Link to Image Christi Parsons 11 months ago:   Friday Sep 21 - 6:03pm RT @washingtonpost: Twelve years ago, Amber Wyatt reported her rape.
Few believed her. Her hometown turned against her. The authorities failed her.
After her three-year investigation, @ebruenig tells Wyatt’s story. https://t.co/ZqwpIC54CK Christi Parsons 11 months ago:   Wednesday Sep 19 - 7:11am But can you imagine the horror of alienating all those women voters? https://t.co/SjKBDKDaG1 Christi Parsons 11 months ago:   Wednesday Sep 12 - 5:41am RT @fivefifths: I went to Cape Town and reported on the “Day Zero” water crisis. What I learned has major implications for politics, human movement, race, and inequality in cities across the globe as it gets hotter and water gets more scarce: https://t.co/YgTyv9p8sW Christi Parsons 11 months ago:   Tuesday Sep 11 - 4:41am Count me in! https://t.co/iVl8ndrReG Christi Parsons 11 months ago:   Monday Sep 10 - 12:12pm If you haven't yet read this @elainaplott piece, you ought to do so today. https://t.co/WGU5Fhg6Hu