In this issue:
"Taking It to the Streets" by Jelani Cobb: The sixties produced a conviction that "democracy is in the streets." The Trump era may echo that.
THE POLITICAL SCENE
"Secret Admirers" by Kelefa Sanneh: The conservative intellectuals smitten with Trump.
A REPORTER AT LARGE
"Can Football Be Saved?" by Nicholas Schmidle: A high school is experimenting with technology to make the sport safer.
"Ashes to Ashes" by Joan Acocella: A life in cigarettes.