Podcast: Rule of the Strongmen

In Episode 59 of the CounterVortex podcast, Bill Weinberg takes stock of Trump’s evident preparation for a coup d’etat and what could be a culminating moment for┬áthe current┬á┬ácrisis of American democracy. In the context of this dilemma, he discusses two very timely new books with similar titles that both examine the mechanics by which dictators seize and maintain power: Strongman:┬áThe Rise of Five Dictators and the Fall of Democracy by┬áKenneth C. Davis and┬áStrongmen:┬áMussolini to the Present by┬áRuth Ben-Ghiat.

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