In this issue:
"A State Away" by Jelani Cobb: Article V allows a method of proposing amendments that cuts Congress out entirely. This partisanship is just what our founders were trying to avoid.
A REPORTER AT LARGE
"Donald Trump's Worst Deal" by Adam Davidson: The President helped build a hotel in Azerbaijan that appears to be a corrupt operation engineered by oligarchs linked to Iran's Revolutionary Guard.
"Secret Selves" by Ariel Levy: Catherine Opie's photographs expose hidden truths about people and places.
"All In" by Amanda Petrusich: Maggie Rogers's collection of influences.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Animal Kingdoms" by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Kong: Skull Island and Raw.