September 19, 2021 | Reading Time: 2 minutes

Biden’s barbarous border, CA’s violence to democracy, ‘scientific’ disinfo, GOP’s fraud, family court myth, plus John Stoehr’s week

The weekend edition of the Editorial Board.

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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.)

• September 13, 2021
Why should we trust GOP leaders and voters who reliably demonstrate their lawlessness? Read more

• September 14, 2021
We do not have a public health crisis. We have a crisis of law and order. No one is talking about it Read more

• September 15, 2021
Post-Trump America needs a new political vocabulary. Introducing the rhetoric of shut-the-fuck-up Read more

• September 16, 2021
The GOP’s authoritarian voters have given up hope of taking over democracy. A new political rhetoric can keep it that way Read more

• September 17, 2021
To save American democracy, take all the fun out of lying Read more


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Here’s the weekend edition …

September 13, 2021

Richard Sudan: Let’s be honest. The same barbarous migrant policies that characterized Trump’s tenure are operating at full speed in Biden’s

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September 14, 2021

Ray Suarez: California’s recall vote does violence to the spirit of American election law

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September 14, 2021

Lindsay Beyerstein: Look to California to see that the GOP has given up on elections

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September 15, 2021

Magdi Semrau: To fight vaccine disinfo, first understand how anti-vaxxers coopt science to spread it

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September 19, 2021

Mia Brett:  No, family courts are not biased against men

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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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