In March 2015, Irvin Weathersby Jr. wrote about what hip-hop can teach Americans.
In June 1980, George McGovern wrote about the inadequacy of the Carter administration's policies toward the Soviet Union.
The year you were born, Mary Jo Salter wrote about how the potential for women to be drafted into the military made society think more deeply about both war and feminism.
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“It was thought that all borders between men had similarly disintegrated, and we were all destined to be free and empowered individuals in a global meeting place,” wrote Robert Kaplan 20 years later.
Dazed and Confused was released in 1993.
In May 2002, Kayla Dunn wrote about why therapeutic-cloning research should not be banned.
In the July/August 2008 issue, Nicholas Carr wondered whether Google was making people stupid.
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In December 2016, David Sims reviewed the film La La Land, starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone.
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People across the world rediscovered the power and peril of revolutions, as Laura Kasinof found in Yemen.
In December 2015, Robinson Meyer wrote about why scientists had accepted this fact.
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