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The generation’s migration to the city may bring economic growth—but will it bring long-term flourishing?
Many of us are a bit Luddite when it comes to technology—and that’s good.
Massive military spending is back in vogue as the defense industry uses ISIS to shake off sequestration.
The new sharing economy may have consequences for the ways we engage on a civic and political level.
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