In March 2015, Irvin Weathersby Jr. wrote about what hip-hop can teach Americans.
On February 7, 2014, Matt Ford wrote about the geopolitical landscape of decades of Winter Olympics from the times of Soviet dominance into the present.
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 February 2014, Jake Simpson took us through the Olympic history of U.S. and Canadian hockey.
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 August 2015, Alakananda Mookerjee wrote about what new Mars colonists would be able to eat—and how they'd grow it.
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