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Op-eds of the week: Online voting and Supreme Court tenure

Our weekly op-ed highlight reel

News is the heart of what we're about. But The Fulcrum is also a forum for debate about what's ailing American democracy and what could make the system healthier. So here are the most provocative opinion pieces we've posted this week.

There's so much unjustified hype and hope about online voting

If you're on the online voting bandwagon, it might be wise to slow your roll, according to Susan Greenhalgh and Michael Fernandez.

It's time to end life tenure at the Supreme Court

"There's no 'Ginsburg seat' or 'Antonin Scalia seat' mentioned in the founding document, but it sure feels that way," writes Gabe Roth of Fix the Court.

The Fahey Q&A with Sonia Riley and David Valente, bridging distance and differences in a pandemic

The People's Katie Fahey sat down with reformers David Valente and Sonia Riley to talk about how they got involved with making change and why the work is important.

Meanwhile, here are our latest news stories:

New York joins growing movement for automatic voter registration

Meet the reformer: Jackson Shuttleworth, finding time to find poll workers

Ranked-choice voting in Maine hurts voters, lawsuit alleges

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