In this issue:
"The Silent Majority" by Jeffrey Toobin: The G.O.P.'s silence.
ANNALS OF EDUCATION
"American Studies" by Jonathan Blitzer: How undocumented immigrant students pursue a college education.
A REPORTER AT LARGE
"Are You My Mother?" by Ian Parker: A gay couple, an adoption plan, and a brutal custody battle.
"Harsh Realm" by Emily Nussbaum: The bleak historical kaleidoscope of The Handmaid's Tale.
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