In July 2016, Ian Bogost wrote about the history and obsolescence of VCRs.
In April 2013, Jeffrey Goldberg wrote a long-form interview with the current king of Jordan.
The year you were born, Sanford J. Ungar wrote about the Pentagon Papers trial, calling it "a decisive test of the federal government's capacity to control the disclosure of information stamped 'secret'".
The Breakfast Club was released in 1985.
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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 October 2016, Oluwakemi Aladesuyi wrote about the economic journey of Spreewald pickles through German division and reunification and beyond.
In March 2016, Ian Bogost wrote about the next stage in Amazon's commercial revolution.
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In July 2014, David Sims wrote about Johnson's film career in his life out of the ring.
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People across the world rediscovered the power and peril of revolutions, as Laura Kasinof found in Yemen.
In February 2012, Charles A. Kupchan wrote about the world's emerging economies, and how the world will look by 2050.
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