Conor Friedersdorf

Conor Friedersdorf is a staff writer at The Atlantic, where he focuses on politics and national affairs. He lives in Venice, California, and is the founding editor of The Best of Journalism, a newsletter devoted to exceptional nonfiction.

Podcasts So Good You Want to Binge-Listen

Serial could build on the success of This American Life and Radiolab to produce the most ambitious narrative nonfiction ever delivered via your ears.

Canada Should Keep Calm and Carry On

Last week's murders in Ottawa and Quebec do nothing to change the fact that the country is one of the safest and most secure in history–and has faced much worse in the past.

'I Was Not Taught About Consent'

"I usually felt terrified and paralyzed during sex," a woman writes of her dating life, "but I had no idea how to communicate that fact to anyone."