Episode 17 - Ruth Ben-Ghiat on Strongmen, Masculinity, and Power

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Today's episode features Dr Maria Norris in conversation with Professor Ruth Ben-Ghiat about her book Strongmen: From Mussolini to the Present and how illiberal leaders use machismo to stay in power.
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