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Issues from 1995

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  • December 1995

    Paul Gagnon, “What Should Children Learn?”; Kathleen McAuliffe, “The Undiscovered World of Thomas Edison”; Matthew Dallek, “The Conservative 1960s”; David Bornstein, “The Barefoot Bank With Cheek”; and much more.

  • November 1995

    Harvey Cox, “The Warring Visions of the Religious Right”; Eric Schlosser, “In the Strawberry Fields”; Steven Lagerfeld, “What Main Street Could Learn From the Mall”; Michael Finkel, “The World's Toughest Competition”; and much more.

  • September 1995

    George McKenna, “On Abortion: A Lincolnian Position”; Nicholas Lemann, “The Great Sorting”; Cait Murphy, “Ulysses in Chinese”; Barbara Dafoe Whitehead, “The Moral State of Marriage”; and much more.

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The Horrors of Rat Hole Mining

"The river was our source of water. Now, the people won't touch it."

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What's Your Favorite Slang Word?

From "swag" to "on fleek," tweens choose.

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Cryotherapy's Dubious Appeal

James Hamblin tries a questionable medical treatment.

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Confessions of Moms Around the World

In Europe, mothers get maternity leave, discounted daycare, and flexible working hours.

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How Do Trees Know When It's Spring?

The science behind beautiful seasonal blooming

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