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Joshua Keating, Rebecca Onion, and June Thomas, “Italy: Fascism’s Violent Birth,” Fascism: A Slate Academy Podcast

“It took people by surprise – What Mussolini did, he came from the left, the revolutionary left. He was a socialist.”

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David Dudley, “The Problem with Mussolini and His Trains,” CityLab

“There’s a template for authoritarian rule….So far, [Trump is] checking a lot of the boxes.”

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The Question, “Is Donald Trump a Fascist?”

“If we rate Franco and Mussolini as ten on a scale of classic fascist demagogues, Trump might get seven.”

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The New Yorker, “A Scholar of Fascism Sees A Lot That’s Familiar with Trump”

“At the beginning, people loved going to the show of Donald Trump. You didn’t know what he was going to do or say. It was the same with Mussolini.”

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Sky News Tonight, On Donald Trump and cults of personality

“He has effectively spun a story about America as a nation in tatters, a nation in ruins, and of course, he can step in as the savior.”

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