GasLit Nation: “Cults of personality” – from Mussolini to Trump

Historian Ruth Ben-Ghiat, author of Strongmen: From Mussolini to the Present, explains all the ways Trump and Republican leaders rely on the dictator’s playbook to weaken our democracy and consolidate power. A Professor of History and Italian Studies at New York University, she provides chilling insights into Mussolini, Berlusconi, Trump, and other strongmen that ruled through destructive cults of personlity. This is a discussion not to miss.

GASLIT NATION WITH ANDREA CHALUPA AND SARAH KENDZIOR