Archive: Podcast

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

Slate Trumpcast, December 21, 2019

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“These rulers, when they’re still on their way up, they weaponize their bodies and their words. Authoritarians always tell you what they’re going to do.”

The Intercept, October 31, 2018

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“If you know the authoritarian playbook you are able to find almost nothing [Trump] does surprising.”

Background Briefing podcast with Ian Masters, October 25, 2018

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History Hit with Dan Snow – Mussolini and his inheritors

August 28, 2018

“He [Mussolini] was the first person to turn a democracy into a dictatorship.”

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“We’re in a partly Berlusconi moment where….the spectacle of politics has taken over. And again, the big themes of conflicts of interest, of hiring family, of kleptocracy….It’s a debasement of civic life, of the tone of politics, of everything.”

Background Briefing with Ian Masters podcast, August 15, 2018

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Ruth Ben-Ghiat Analyzes Authoritarianism & Trump’s Predatory Masculinity

“He becomes a masculine hero… he becomes the heartland vs. the elite… Ruth Ben-Ghiat During this week’s show, Professor Ben-Ghiat and Chauncey discuss Donald Trump’s rise to power, authoritarianism and …

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