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“[Leaders like Trump] are not there to govern, but to enrich themselves and plunder the nation.”

Washington Post, July 10, 2020

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“Today, authoritarianism keeps a veneer of democracy…We are still searching for a language to describe what is unfolding.”

Los Angeles Review of Books, July 20, 2020

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Ruth and Sarah Kendzior discuss Trump’s authoritarianism:

Fernand Amandi, Strange Days Podcast, July 23, 2020 Click the image to hear the discussion on Spotify:

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“Many are scared to admit the truth about Trump and authoritarianism because then they might have to do something about it.”

Chauncey DeVega, The Truth Report podcast, Salon, July 23, 2020

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“What is Fascism? Is Trump a Fascist?”

NPR 1A Podcast, July 27, 2020

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Journalists as Hate Object

June 17, 2020

Deutsches Haus at NYU and La Maison Française NYU

“Journalists as Hate Object: Populism, Authoritarianism, and the Free Press.”

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“Will Trump leave office if he loses in 2020?”, June 12, 2020

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“Now more than ever, Trump “needs to keep his followers in his alternate reality, or the whole thing falls apart.”

Washington Post, June 3, 2020

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“How do Trump’s behaviors continue authoritarian traditions?”

Slate Trumpcast, December 21, 2019

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“Authoritarian governance is all about avoiding accountability and removing anyone who thinks differently.”

Business Insider, May 19, 2020

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“Even more than censoring, which is old-school, rulers like Trump — and Putin is the master at this — manipulate opinion by manipulating information.”

The Washington Post, February 15, 2020

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featured interviews

The Truth Report Podcast:

"Many are scared to admit the truth about Trump... because then they might have to do something about it."

The Truth Report - Chauncey DeVega

NPR 1A Podcast:

"What is Fascism? Is Trump a Fascist?"

NPR 1A Podcast

Slate Trumpcast:

A Historical Lens on Trump’s Authoritarianism

Slate Trumpcast

The Dictator's Playbook | PBS | Mussolini
Ruth Ben-Ghiat on PBS
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Intercepted with Jeremy Scahill: Donald Trump, Fascism, and the Doctrine of American Mythology
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