In May 2014, Alexis C. Madrigal wrote about the resilience of the computer mouse.
The year you were born, James Alan McPherson wrote about how a group of black Chicago street gangs evolved into the controversial "Ranger Nation," funded by the Poverty Program, investigated by the Senate, and hunted by the police.
In January 2013, Garance Franke-Ruta wrote about an account of the Stonewall Riots.
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Fast Times at Ridgemont High was released in 1982.
In June 1999, Geoffrey Wheatcroft wrote about the emergence of the English middle class under the governments of Margaret Thatcher and Tony Blair.
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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.
In August 2011, Jamie Holmes wrote about how SMS is the driving force behind technology-enabled changes in commerce, crime, political participation, and governing in the developing world.
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In August 2016, Adrienne LaFrance wrote about how Lopez helped shape internet searching.
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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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