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In March 2015, Irvin Weathersby Jr. wrote about what hip-hop can teach Americans.
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.
In October 2010, Hampton Stevens wrote a retrospective on the life of John Lennon.
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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 the July/August 2008 issue, Nicholas Carr wondered whether Google was making people stupid.
In July 2012, Matt Vasilogambros and Naureen Khan wrote about a gaffe between Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and British Prime Minister David Cameron leading up to the 2012 Olympic Games in London.
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In March 2016, Ian Bogost wrote about Kardashian's career changes from socialite to head of a major business conglomerate.
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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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