Lucid

Ruth Ben-Ghiat
A publication about threats to democracy and abuses of power
Created 28 Feb 2021
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  • Malcolm Nance: Welcome to the American Insurgency
    05 Jan 2022 • 5 min read • 33 11
    Welcome back to Lucid, and a big hello to new subscribers! Mark your calendars for our regular live Q&A, on Friday, January 7, at 1-2pmET. You'll receive an email with registration information that mo...
  • We're Living Through a Right-Wing Counterrevolution. Here's Where Jan. 6 Fits In
    04 Jan 2022 • 2 min read • 45 27
    We are living through a right-wing counterrevolution, and Jan. 6 was a milestone on America’s path away from democracy. A century ago, Benito Mussolini called Fascism a "revolution of reaction," and s...
  • Live Q&A Today: Registration Info
    31 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read • 14 4
    Welcome back to Lucid! Here is the link to register for our live Q&A to be held today, December 31, 1-2pmET. If you’re new to Lucid, you simply register (it’s free), and then click the link you receiv...
  • What Should We Call Jan. 6?
    28 Dec 2021 • 3 min read • 35 31
    "What should we call the Sixth of January?" asked the historian Jill Lepore two days after the violent action at the Capitol that aimed to keep Donald Trump in the White House after his loss in the 20...
  • Jelani Cobb on Democracy, Race, and Protest in America
    22 Dec 2021 • 5 min read • 24 27
    Welcome back to Lucid, and hello to new subscribers! Mark your calendars for our next live Q&A, Friday, December 31, 1-2pmET. You’ll get registration information (registration is free) that morning. I...
  • Home For the Holidays, But Not by Choice
    21 Dec 2021 • 2 min read • 58 17
    Welcome back to Lucid! This Friday is Christmas Eve and there will be no live Q&A. We'll be back together on Dec. 31, 1-2pmET. Mark your calendars for an end-of-year discussion. I canceled my winter t...
  • Registration Info for Today's Live Q&A, 1-2pmET
    17 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read • 5 0
    Welcome back to Lucid! Register here for today’s live Q&A, December 17, 1-2pmET. All are welcome: ask a question or just listen in. We’ll talk about Jan. 6 revelations, EU nations’ appeasement of Puti...
  • Diane Coyle on Brexit and Economics at a Time of Climate Change and Inequality
    15 Dec 2021 • 5 min read • 19 10
    Welcome back to Lucid! Mark your calendars for our next live Q&A, this Friday, December 17, at 1-2pmET. You'll receive a registration form on Friday morning (registration is free). We'll talk about th...
  • When Coup Planning Becomes Public
    14 Dec 2021 • 3 min read • 18 19
    "There was a PowerPoint for the coup," tweeted the political analyst and former FBI Special Agent Asha Rangappa of the detailed plan hatched before Jan. 6 to keep Donald Trump in office. Trump White H...
  • Registration Info for Today's Live Q&A, Dec. 10, 1-2pmET
    10 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read • 8 1
    Welcome back to Lucid! Register here for the live Q&A today, Dec. 10, 1-2pmET. After you register, you’ll get a link to join the Zoom meeting. You’ll be in a waiting room before being admitted to the ...
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