December 2011

The Atlantic - December 2011

Our fraught alliance with Pakistan, Walmart's impact on China, Oprah's misunderstood appeal, and more

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A History of Contraception

In the 16th century, men used linen condoms laced shut with ribbons.

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'A Music That Has No End'

In Spain, a flamenco guitarist hustles to make a modest living.

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What Fifty Shades Left Out

A straightforward guide to BDSM

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