In February 2015, Julie Beck wrote about what is lost when websites change or disappear.
The year you were born, Jack Miles wrote about economic tensions between Latinos and African Americans highlighted by the L.A. Riots.
In August 2011, Jamie Holmes wrote about how texting is the driving force behind technology-enabled changes in commerce, crime, political participation, and governing in the developing 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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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.
In September 2011, Rebecca Rosen wrote about the role of social media in the Arab Spring.
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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