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Faith in democracy in the Western World is on the decline. But what do the alternatives look like? Autocracy Now delves into the lives of historical dictators and autocrats, exploring what their stories can tell us about autocratic governments: using them as historical case studies in what can happen when one person gets absolute power.
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After consolidating power over his Bolshevik rivals, Stalin dispensed with Lenin's pseudo-capitalist NEP and replaced it with the top-down bureaucratic nightmare that was the Five-Year Plans. Follow us on Twitter @autocracynow, our sister podcast @physicspod, and subscribe to the show where-ever you listen to podcasts. Visit our online home at www.autocracynow.libsyn.com. If you want to support independent podcasters and enjoyed this show, consider donating to help keep us going, or buying a bonus episode of the physics show - details on the website at www.physicspodcast.com Read more »
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Sep 10, 2017
Rated 5 out of
Would be nice to see a comparison of various dictators, let's see where it goes...
Date published: 2017-05-13