Dr. Ruth Ben-Ghiat Explored Fascist Racial and Labor Policies in 2015 Book – “Italian Fascism’s Empire Cinema”

@JaniceOCG #ItalianFascismsEmpireCinema by @ruthbenghiat & @IUPress offers window to fascist racial & labor policies. Dr. Ruth Ben-Ghiat is live, Thurs., Feb. 10 at 8 pm ET, w/ “If America Fails?” on TWN, for chat on race & ethnicity in @HandmaidsOnHulu & relationship to current challenges to democracy.

Read “The Man They Wanted Me to Be: Toxic Masculinity and a Crisis of Our Making” by Jared Yates Sexton

@JaniceOCG #TheManTheyWantedMeToBe by @jysexton & #CounterPointPress explores social consequences of toxic masculinity. Sexton is live Thurs., Jan. 13 at 8 pm ET, w/ IAF on TWN YouTube page, for discussion on democracy in @HandmaidsOnHulu & threats in current American culture.

Follow Ruth Ben-Ghiat on Twitter or Instagram

@JaniceOCG Learn more on threats to democracy by following @ruthbenghiat on Twitter or Instagram. Dr. Ruth Ben-Ghiat is live on Thurs., Feb. 10 at 8 pm ET, w/ “If America Fails?” on the TWN YouTube page for discussion on race & ethnicity in The Handmaid’s Tale & relationship to current challenges to democracy.

View Ruth Ben-Ghiat’s CV & Profile at NYU

@JaniceOCG See the CV of @ruthbenghiat at NYU. Dr. Ruth Ben-Ghiat is live on Thurs., Feb. 10 at 8 pm ET, w/ “If America Fails?” on the TWN YouTube channel, for our discussion on race & ethnicity in The Handmaid’s Tale & relationship to current challenges to democracy.

Dr. Ruth Ben-Ghiat Joins 2/10/22, 8 pm ET Webcast of “If America Fails?: The Coming Tyranny”

@ASoulAFire @JaniceOCG @AtwoodSociety Strongman expert @ruthbenghiat brings her expertise to chat on race matters & @HandmaidsOnHulu. You’re invited! Dr. Ruth Ben-Ghiat is live on Thurs., Feb. 10 at 8 pm ET, w/ “If America Fails?” on the TruthWorks Network YouTube channel, for our discussion on race & ethnicity in The Handmaid’s Tale & relationship to current challenges to democracy. #DemocracyMatters

IAF Has Updated Its Guestbook with Jared Yates Sexton’s Bio

@ASoulAFire @JaniceOCG We’ve added a bio on @jysexton to the IAF guestbook. Sexton co-hosts w/ @CanYouHearMeSMH, The Muckrake Political Podcast & joins premiere on Thurs., 1/13/22, 8 pm ET, of “If America Fails?: The Coming Tyranny.”

Watch As We Build Biographies on the IAF Democracy Defenders

@ASoulAFire @JaniceOCG We’ve added bios on @Ritzenhoffk @blkeducator @jysexton & @cassady2euca to the IAF Guestbook.  Follow along as we develop this page.  Join Thursdays, 8 pm ET, from 1/13/22, “If America Fails?:  The Coming Tyranny.”

Author Brynn Tannehill, “American Fascism: How the GOP is Subverting Democracy” | The Muckrake Political Podcast Interview

@ASoulAFire @JaniceOCG @BrooseMiller Listen in as @jysexton interviews @BrynnTannehill on #AmericanFascismHowtheGOPisSubvertingDemocracy. Join Thursdays, 8 pm ET, from 1/13/22, “If America Fails?: The Coming Tyranny.”

“Patriarchal Terrorism” – The Same Old Tricks: Reflections from the Gaslit Nation Podcast Episode, “FURY”

@ASoulAFire @JaniceOCG @CmderWaterford This editorial by @andreachalupa & talk by @sarahkendzior, both of @gaslitnation, describes the “patriarchal terrorism” we are witnessing from lens of #TexasAbortionBan. Join Thursdays, 8 pm ET, from 1/13/22, “If America Fails?: The Coming Tyranny.”

“How Far Down the Road Towards Fascism Has America Gone?” by Thom Hartmann

@ASoulAFire @JaniceOCG @Thom_Hartmann offers a list of some of the key events of the last 40 or so years that have chipped away at American democracy, in this post, and asks: “How Far Down the Road Towards Fascism Has America Gone?” Join Thursdays, 8 pm ET, from 1/13/22, “If America Fails?: The Coming Tyranny.”