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Ruth Ben-Ghiat is a historian and political commentator on fascism, authoritarian leaders, and propaganda. Her latest book, Strongmen: From Mussolini to The Present, will be published by W.W. Norton & Company in November 2020. She is Professor of History and Italian Studies at New York University, and Advisor to Protect Democracy.