The Atlantic Suspends Writer Yascha Mounk Following Rape Accusation

The Atlantic Suspends Writer Yascha Mounk Following Rape Accusation


Writer Yascha Mounk has been suspended from the Atlantic following a rape accusation from writer Celeste Marcus.

Marcus, the managing editor of Liberties, recently published an article that detailed her alleged sexual assault in a piece titled “After Rape: A Guide for the Tormented.” She did not name Mounk in the original piece, published on January 2. On Sunday, Marcus posted an email exchange on X with the Atlantic Editor-in-Chief Jeffrey Goldberg and Executive Editor Adrienne LaFrance about her allegation against Mounk.

In which I plot my own trajectory out of the afterlife of rape so that others don’t have to do it alone:https://t.co/nHLWSCm0K1 pic.twitter.com/0zGA19Xe3m

— Celeste Marcus (@Celestemarcus3) January 2, 2024

“Exactly four weeks ago I sent [Goldberg] & [LaFrance] the email below

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