Libby Brittain's Top Stories

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  1. Worldwide Travel Alert
    The State Department alerts U.S. citizens to possible risks of travel due to increased terrorist threats. Current information suggests that ISIL (aka Da’esh), al-Qa’ida, Boko Haram, and other terrorist groups continue to plan terrorist attacks in...
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  2. Where should a good millennial live?
    If America is going to keep existing, then young people are going to have to form households. You can’t sleep on Twitter or take a shower on Instagram or raise a child on Facebook. At least not exclusively. A generation often characterized by its...
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  3. On Pandering | Tin House
    This essay, which is featured in our forthcoming Winter issue, was originally given as a lecture during the 2015 Tin House Summer Writers’ Workshop. It was met with enthusiastic applause.  Some Exposition fff Until recently I was a professor at a...
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  4. Dance to Calypso
    One of the hardest things to do in technology is disrupt yourself. But we’re trying our darndest, and have some cool news to introduce today. When I took on the responsibility of CEO of Automattic January of last year, we faced two huge problems:...
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  5. Dear Media, Stop Freaking Out About Donald Trump’s Polls
    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump after speaking Saturday in Birmingham, Alabama. Eric Schultz / AP Lately, pundits and punters seem bullish on Donald Trump, whose chances of winning the Republican presidential nomination recently...
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