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The battle for free speech continues

Posted: May 18, 2014 at 3:32 a.m.

In 1989, four big things happened that still shape our world. The Berlin Wall came down, and with it the empire that Vladimir Putin would love to restore. The Tiananmen Square massacre launched China on a new trajectory, which has made it what it is today. And Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini delivered his fatwa on Salman Rushdie.

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