Ruth Ben-Ghiat Using The Power of Communication for Good

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  • Ep. 2. Strongmen: A Historian on Defeating Propaganda

    GUEST: Ruth Ben-Ghiat, Author, Strongmen: Mussolini To The Present

    Authoritarian leaders, from Benito Mussolini and Muammar Gaddafi to Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump, are different in important ways. But they use similar techniques to gain and keep power, such as invoking a sense of nostalgia, assigning blame to a targeted group, demonstrating viritlity, flouting corruption laws, and using propaganda. In this episode, we’ll discuss what ...

    June 20, 2021

    Ep. 2: 06.20.21