September 25, 2021 | Reading Time: 2 minutes
Durham’s ‘stop snitching,’ lessons of ‘cancel culture,’ the other Gabby Petitos, Haitian migrants, plus John Stoehr’s week
The weekend edition of the Editorial Board.
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 24, 2021
Efforts at ‘border security’ punish the powerless and empower the powerful. It does what the ‘war on drugs’ was designed to do Read more
• September 23, 2021
On the debt ceiling fight, the Republicans are humiliating the Democrats. Does Joe Manchin’s party have any pride? Read more
• September 22, 2021
The Eastman memo is another reason why we badly need election reform. It’s also reason why reform won’t be enough Read more
• September 21, 2021
‘Law and order’ doesn’t mean keeping 10,000 Haitians out. It means letting them all in. It’s keeping them out that’s lawless Read more
• September 20, 2021
The biggest media bias that no one is talking about is obscuring a violent Republican crime wave that no one is talking about Read more
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Here’s the weekend edition …
September 24, 2021
Mia Brett: What would justice look like if all missing women got the attention Gabby Petito did?
September 23, 2021
Richard Sudan: Haitians should not be sent to Guantanamo
September 22, 2021
Rod Graham: Your neighborhood sociologist: The people who share this earth with you are saying something. So lean into ‘cancel culture’
September 21, 2021
Lindsay Beyerstein: The Durham indictment isn’t about justice. It’s about sending a ‘stop snitching’ message
September 20, 2021
Richard Sudan: Let the Haitians in, all of them
John Stoehr is the editor of the Editorial Board. He writes the daily edition. Find him @johnastoehr.