Ruth Ben-Ghiat

Ruth Ben-Ghiat is an award-winning historian, author, and political commentator on fascism, authoritarian leadership, propaganda, and threats to democracy past and present.

Guest Appearances

What Fascist Italy Reveals About Modern America

The Cracked Podcast #288April 21, 2019

If you ask the average American to name ten things from World War II, Benito Mussolini won’t often make the list. But “Il Duce” seized power long before Hitler, spent more than two decades reshaping Italy in his image, and coined that…

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