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Departures with Robert Amsterdam

May 24, 2018

Robert Amsterdam is joined this week by Professor of History Benjamin Carter Hett, whose new book "The Death of Democracy" examines how Weimar Germany marched toward authoritarianism and the events that led to the rise of Hitler. Bob and Prof. Hett discuss a number of broad similarities between this period and the...

May 18, 2018

Anders Aslund of the Atlantic Council joins Bob to discuss Putin's lack of a succession plan, his impact on Europe, the global reaction to Trump and his trade war, and what we can expect next from the populist wave upsetting Western democratic systems.