October 16, 2021 | Reading Time: 2 minutes

Why Washington is afraid of Facebook, a slow-motion coup, elevating reverence for teachers, plus John Stoehr’s week

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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 15, 2021
Bothsidesing the Holocaust in Texas isn’t fringe. It’s the facade of GOP respectability falling off Read more

• October 14, 2021
Was the 2020 election the Republicans’ best and last shot at an authoritarian takeover? Read more

• October 13, 2021
Whatever Joe Biden and the Democrats decide will be the best outcome democracy can produce while being sabotaged Read more

• October 12, 2021
I’m not buying Adam Schiff’s bullshit. Neither should you Read more

• October 11, 2021
So much depends on respectable white people. We need them to see sadism is the GOP’s point Read more


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Here’s the weekend edition …

October 13, 2021

Rod Graham: The biggest teacher lobbies aren’t doing enough to elevate cultural esteem for teachers. They’d be paid more if they did

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October 13, 2021

Lindsay Beyerstein: Death-threat squads harass voting administrators out of their jobs, clearing way for election theft. It’s a slow-motion coup

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October 12, 2021

Claire Bond Potter: Why politicians dawdle when it comes to regulating Facebook

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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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