In February 2015, Julie Beck wrote about what is lost when websites change or disappear.
In the July/August 2015 issue, David Frum wrote about how the Cold War continued after its official end.
The year you were born, Benjamin R. Barber wrote about the fate of democracy in a globalizing world.
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The conflicts and displacements touched off around the world by the attacks have been reverberating for the majority of your life. “This ‘war’ [on terrorism] will never be over,” wrote James Fallows, a few years after the towers fell.
In May 2012, Stephen Marche wrote about how Facebook and other social-media platforms were making people lonely, even as they connected them to others more than ever before.
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Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants was released in 2005.
In May 2010, Tristram Korten wrote about the Barbancourt rum factory and its role in the coming rebuild of Haiti.
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When 26-year-old Mohamed Bouazizi set himself on fire, he ignited a tinderbox of protests that continue to roil the Middle East, and kindled the beginnings of democracy in Tunisia.
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In March 2013, Richard Lawson wrote about the presence of Disney stars in a comedic crime thriller.
In May 2012, Stewart M. Patrick wrote about the Intelligence Community's report on global water scarcity, and the plan to combat it.
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