It’s been on our to-do list for some months: Create a weekly digital newsletter to share the thoughtful — sometimes provocative — content of the print version of our Viewpoints section. With page counts limited for now but, stunningly, no shortage of opinionated readers, our need is to share letters and essays that don’t fit in print.

So, with any luck, before the week is over a Wednesday Journal Viewpoints newsletter will hit your inbox. Ken Trainor, as always, will edit the pieces. And he invites you to submit letters and One View essays (500 words max) to him at

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