Fascism: From Mussolini To Trump

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We’ve witnessed the reemergence of fascist politicians across the world within the past ten years. Most notably the recently elected Jair Bolsonaro who is running the world's fourth largest democracy in Brazil. Here in our own country depending on who you ask, Donald Trump would be labeled a fascist. I recently spoke with Ruth Ben-Ghiat a historian whose an expert on fascist politics regarding these troubling trends, and on the history of fascism.

If you’d like to read more of Ruth’s thought’s on fascism you can follow her on twitter here or if you’d like to pick up her latest book that we talked about here.