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@ASoulAFire @JaniceOCG The relationship between religion and strongmen is examined by @ruthbenghiat in this article from her Lucid blog on Substack. Join Thurs., 8 pm ET, 1/13 – 4/7/22, “If America Fails?: The Coming Tyranny.”

Ruth Ben-Ghiat on the danger of strongmen leaders

It’s a common mistake to think of Trump as a madman but Trump’s strongman tactics are more predictable than they seem. Political commentator and New York University professor Ruth Ben-Ghiat explains why. She writes: “I’M NOT the one trying to undermine American democracy. I’m the one who’s trying to save it,” Donald Trump told theContinue reading “Ruth Ben-Ghiat on the danger of strongmen leaders”