Adam Harris

The Atlantic; author of “The State Must Provide”

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Writer at The Atlantic; author of “The State Must Provide.”

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During Monday night’s Republican National Convention, a different version of America was on display.

Republican National Convention shows stark contrast between optimism and fear

During Monday night’s Republican National Convention, a different version of America was on display.

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Billionaire Robert Smith pledged to pay off some $40 million in student loans for Morehouse College’s class of 2019, which includes nearly 400 students.

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