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In October 2009, Mark Bowden wrote about the toll of constant coverage.
In July 2016, Brooke Harrington wrote about the economic and political problems faced by tax havens like Antigua and Barbuda.
The year you were born, William Greider wrote about the incoming budget director's experiences working in the Congressional Budget Office, in a revealing article which set off a firestorm of controversy in and around the Reagan administration.
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My So-Called Life premiered in 1994.
In the July/August 2008 issue, Nicholas Carr wondered whether Google was making people stupid.
In March 2015, Moises Naim wrote about the surprising political and economic effects of cheap oil.
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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.
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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 July 2016, Vann Newkirk II wrote about the significance of William's win and her position as one of the greatest athletes of all time.
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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