Authoritarian Candidates in the Nation and in Wisconsin -- Are We Dealing with Rising Fascism?

Sunday, 5:00-6:30 pm, February 4th, 2024, we are  proud to present our speakers:

Ruth Ben-Ghiat, Professor of History and Italian Studies at New York University

Professor Ben-Ghiat is the recipient of Guggenheim and other fellowships, an advisor to Protect Democracy, and an MSNBC opinion columnist, with a focus on fascism, authoritarianism, propaganda, and democracy protection She appears frequently on MSNBC, PBS, and other networks. Her latest book, Strongmen: Mussolini to the Present (2020; paperback with a new epilogue, 2021), examines how illiberal leaders use corruption, violence, propaganda, and machismo to stay in power, and how resistance to them has unfolded over a century, 

Chris Larson, Wisconsin State Senator, District 7

Senator Larson will discuss Wisconsin's own local versions of Strongmen Who Threaten Democracy. Can we unseat them and restore balance and democracy to the state?


February 04, 2024 at 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Virtual Event
Eilene Stevens
Shirley Horowitz Ross Workman Ann Griffin Joan Schwarz Marianne Lubar David Weingrod Jo Ann Bishop Carol Gustafson Eva Eiseman Eilene Stevens

Will you come?