Is Trump An Autocratic Basic B? with Journalist Masha Gessen

Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness #166 June 16, 2020

In Masha Gessen’s return to Getting Curious, the journalist and staff writer at The New Yorker speaks with Jonathan about their new book Surviving Autocracy. They discuss the ways in which Trump has consolidated power since his election, what the stakes are if he continues to trample American institutions, and what we can do to resist his autocratic ambitions.

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