James Fallows

National Correspondent, The Atlantic

James Fallows is a national correspondent for The Atlantic, which he has written for since the late 1970s. He and his wife Deb recently completed a book about civic resilience across the country that they reported on in The Atlantic’s “American Futures” series. Fallows previously reported extensively from abroad and was President Carter’s chief speechwriter. His ten books include Blind into Baghdad, Postcards from Tomorrow Square, Breaking the News, and China Airborne. He has won the National Magazine Award, American Book Award, and a New York Emmy for a documentary series on China. He is becoming The Atlantic’s first international bureau chief in London this fall.

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Despite decades of economic decline and brain drain for many rural communities, some young American adults are choosing... See more
Congress’s approval ratings are in the gutter, local candidates routinely campaign against Washington, and voter... See more
Following all-but-unopposed reelections this year, China’s Xi Jinping and Russia’s Vladimir Putin both appear to be... See more
Is the view from “out there” in America as bleak as our pundits and politicos keep telling us it is? Deborah and James... See more
With nearly 40 million people, the innovation powerhouse of Silicon Valley, and the sixth-largest economy in the world... See more
Activist Dolores Huerta, recipient of the 2012 Presidential Medal of Freedom, and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist... See more

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