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Dylan Matthews is a senior correspondent and head writer for Vox's Future Perfect section and has worked at Vox since 2014. He is particularly interested in global health and pandemic prevention, anti-poverty efforts, economic policy and theory, and conflicts about the right way to do philanthropy.

sydney hostage

People run with their hands up from the Lindt Cafe, Martin Place during a hostage standoff on December 16, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. (Joosep Martinson/Getty Images)

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Putin APEC

Russian President Vladimir Putin at the APEC meeting in Beijing, China (Sasha Mordovets/Getty Images)

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