COVERING THE COVERAGE
EDITORIALS

Weaponizing Tolerance

Latter-day Saint scripture often calls for unity and denounces contention. “This is not my doctrine,” warned the resurrected Christ, “to stir up the hearts of men with anger one against another; but this is my doctrine, that such things should be done away” (3 Nephi...

How to Use Media Before (or After) an Election

Like most things worth doing well in life, there’s no one, easy way to make sense of the world. Reality—as Plato, Kant, and Lippmann taught in their own ways—is always just out of reach. In fact, it turns out there are far too many, far too easy ways to make sense of...

Don’t Underestimate Cancel Culture

Last month, Harper’s published an anti-cancel culture statement: A Letter on Justice and Open Debate. The letter was signed by a wide variety of writers and intellectuals, ranging from Noam Chomsky to J. K. Rowling. It was a kind of radical centrist manifesto,...