By reading this koob, you will learn how Donald Trump’s America is slipping toward autocracy—and what you can do to stop the slide.
You will also learn:
What Trump has in common with autocratic leaders worldwide
How angry tweets and muddled speech undermine our shared culture
How decades of dull pragmatism paved the way for a Trumpian takeover
Why Trump wants to divide America into “us” and “them,” and
Why we’ll never be able to go back to “business as usual” in a post-Trump world.
Donald Trump’s first term as president of the United States has marked a seismic shift in global politics. His bombastic arrival at the White House shocked politicians, voters, and onlookers the world over. But is Trumpism really something new? Masha Gessen thinks it’s time to take the long view. In this book, the bestselling journalist dissects Donald Trump’s plan for America, draws parallels with autocratic regimes past and present, and explains why this phenomenon might signal the death of politics as we know it. Are you ready to learn how to survive autocracy?