In September 2015, Megan Garber wrote about the professional genius and personal failings of Apple founder Steve Jobs, and a new documentary that considered his mixed legacy.
The year you were born, Elizabeth and James Vorenberg wrote about the prevailing approach to prostitution in American cities, and how it differed from more permissive policies in Europe and rural Nevada.
In June 2014, Uri Friedman wrote about the perception of the Spanish monarchy among youths.
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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.
Pump Up the Volume was released in 1990.
In June 2012, Andrew Cohen wrote about closure for victims after the execution of bomber Timothy McVeigh.
In July 2016, David Sims described the path from Pokémon Red and Blue to Pokémon Go.
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In May 2012, David Samuels wrote about whether or not Kanye West could find redemption in the Watch the Throne tour after years of harsh critiques.
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People across the world rediscovered the power and peril of revolutions, as Laura Kasinof found in Yemen.
In May 2012, Stewart M. Patrick wrote about the Intelligence Community's report on global water scarcity, and the plan to combat it.
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