October 9, 2021 | Reading Time: 2 minutes

Arizona’s fraudit, corrupt bail, you are not an algorithm, mini-insurrections, abortion bounties, plus John Stoehr’s week

The weekend edition!

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Welcome to the weekend edition of the Editorial Board, where you will find a roundup of everything produced over the last week by our amazing stable of writers.

This week featured me, too. Here’s what you may have missed. (Reminder: I send my stuff out every weekday around lunchtime. There is no paywall for my stuff. This is an effort by the Editorial Board to rebuild the public square and the common good. Contributions to the Editorial Board from other writers are behind a pay wall.)

• October 8, 2021
Merrick Garland thinks he’s being neutral in the face of Trump’s crimes. He’s wrong. He’s being complicit. Make him know it Read more

• October 7, 2021
How the right wing uses the Constitution and the Supreme Court to squeeze liberty out of Americans they don’t like Read more

• October 6, 2021
They are not peaceful protesters. They are death-threat squads. The US attorney general is absolutely right. He must act Read more

• October 5, 2021
The GOP told the biggest business lobby it’s time to choose: business or politics Read more

• October 4, 2021
In fight over his agenda, Biden is leaning on the right people. The liberals are now the center. The moderates have to catch up Read more


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Here’s the weekend edition …

October 8, 2021

Mia Brett: Federal judge stops Texas’ abortion vigilante law after dismantling it in written opinion

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October 6, 2021

Lindsay Beyerstein: After one big failed coup, the GOP has regrouped to launch countless mini-insurrections

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October 6, 2021

Rod Graham: Your neighborhood sociologist: You are not an algorithm

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October 4, 2021

Mia Brett: The state of our bail system is so corrupt you don’t need to be convicted to lose your rights — or face a death sentence

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October 4, 2021

Lindsay Beyerstein: The Republican campaign to rifle through the people’s ballots to sustain the Big Lie is a frontal assault on democracy

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John Stoehr is the editor of the Editorial Board. He writes the daily edition. Find him @johnastoehr.

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