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Strongmen: From Mussolini to Trump
February 11, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFree
What do strongman leaders across a century have in common? Why do people continue to follow them, despite the destruction they cause? Drawing on her new book, : , Ruth Ben-Ghiat discusses the playbook of corruption, virility, propaganda, violence they utilize, how people have resisted authoritarians over a century, and what we can do to strengthen democracy in America and around the world.
Ruth Ben-Ghiat is Professor of History and Italian Studies at New York University. She writes frequently for CNN and other news and analysis sites on fascism, authoritarian leaders, propaganda, and threats to democracy around the world and how to counter them.
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ASL and Spanish interpretation will be provided. To view ASL interpretation, please attend the webinar on a desktop computer.
Register now: https://bit.ly/Ben-Ghiat-IHC