American democracy is at stake and it depends on each one of us to defend it. Stay informed.
This infographic features some of the best newsletters organized in four broad categories.
– Analysis & Editorial: Experts explain developments and their impact on American democracy
– Fascism & Disinfo: How fascists gain power and how to counter disinformation
– Legal & Voter Suppression: How votes are suppressed, gerrymandering and politicized judiciary
– Other: Technical, Storytelling and cultural aspects of protecting democracy
Historians are fond of saying that the past doesn’t repeat itself; it rhymes. To understand the present, we have to understand how we got here. That’s where this newsletter comes in. Heather Richardson is a professor of American history. This is a chronicle of today’s political landscape, but because you can’t get a grip on today’s politics without an outline of America’s Constitution, and laws, and the economy, and social customs, this newsletter explores what it means, and what it has meant, to be an American.
Get the legal knowledge & analysis you need to be an advocate for democracy, along with a dose of savvy optimism. Joyce Vance, is a former United States Attorney, and co-hosts the #SistersInLaw podcast. Being a citizen is the most important work any of us can do and as citizens, a key part of our role is to educate ourselves and stay informed.
Lucid is a solutions-oriented publication about threats to democracy and abuses of power and how to counter them. Ruth Ben-Ghiat is the author of Strongmen: Mussolini to the Present that looks at how illiberal leaders use propaganda, corruption, violence, and machismo – and how they can be defeated.
TakeAway: American democracy is at stake and it depends on each one of us to defend it. Stay informed.
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