Taylor Lorenz

covers internet culture for The Atlantic

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At least 49 people died in shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. Authorities identified the heavily-armed shooter as a 28-year-old Australian.

The central role of social media in the terrorist attack in New Zealand

At least 49 people died in shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. Authorities identified the heavily-armed shooter as a 28-year-old Australian.

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The virtual fall school semester begins this week for many students, which means bringing their laptops or tablets to the kitchen table.

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The Trump administration announced last week that the 2020 Census count would end a month early on September 30, raising concerns among Census takers and community groups about an…

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Political anthropologist David Vine argues that the most visible evidence of the country’s global empire are the thousands of military installations it has around the world.

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Palmdale isn’t giving up, but it appears to have lost out on its bid to serve as home base for the new U.S. Space Command.

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Resorting to armchair travel has been the ticket to escapism in 2020, and Good Food journeys across the globe this week.

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This week we revisit our discussion on universal basic income. The debate over UBI is not a new one, but it has gotten more attention in the wake of the COVID-19 health crisis.

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Santa Monica’s new City Hall East structure uses solar energy and captures rainwater. But the showstopper?

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Angela Merkel is the second-longest serving chancellor in modern German history.

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