Jen Rubin’s Green Room

The Threat of Authoritarianism to Democracy with John Dean

April 24, 2024

In This Episode:

Jen Rubin and John Dean discuss his study of authoritarian personalities and the lessons learned from Watergate. Dean describes the traits of social dominators and right-wing authoritarian followers, as well as the enablers who support them.  They also discuss the challenges of changing the beliefs of authoritarian followers and the threat they pose to democracy.

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