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In December 2006, James Fallows wrote about Microsoft's efforts to improve the influential operating system.
The year you were born, George Guilder argued that gender disparity in the workplace might have less to do with discrimination than with women making the choice to stay at home.
In October 2013, Allen Barra wrote about why Americans should care about heavyweight boxing, despite the country's declining dominance in the sport.
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Freaks and Geeks premiered in 1999.
In August 2015, Joe Pinsker wrote about the site's paid editors.
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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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In July 2013, Esther Zuckerman wrote about Lohan's attempts to re-legitimize herself.
In December 2014, Alan Taylor published a photo essay about the legacy of the tsunami, a decade later.
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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 December 2014, Adrienne LaFrance wrote about how the way we see privacy will change over the next decade.
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