January/February 2012

The Atlantic - January/February 2012

American manufacturing and the jobs crisis, Robert D. Kaplan on John J. Mearsheimer, James Parker on R.E.M., Caitlin Flanagan on Joan Didion, and more

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A History of Contraception

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