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    • The Despot's Apprentice

    • Donald Trump's Attack on Democracy
    • By: Brian Klaas, David Talbot - foreword
    • Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor
    • Length: 9 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Donald Trump isn't a despot. But he is increasingly acting like the "despot's apprentice", an understudy in authoritarian tactics that threaten to erode American democracy, including attacking the press, threatening rule of law by firing those who investigate his alleged wrongdoings, using nepotism to staff the White House, and countless other techniques. Donald Trump is borrowing tactics from the world's dictators and despots.

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    • How to Rig an Election

    • By: Nic Cheeseman, Brian Klaas
    • Narrated by: Matthew Josdal
    • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Contrary to what is commonly believed, authoritarian leaders who agree to hold elections are generally able to remain in power longer than autocrats who refuse to allow the populace to vote. In this engaging and provocative audiobook, authors Nic Cheeseman and Brian Klaas expose the limitations of national elections as a means of promoting democratization and reveal the six essential strategies that dictators use to undermine the electoral process in order to guarantee victory for themselves. 

    • The Despot's Apprentice

    • Donald Trump's Attack on Democracy
    • By: Brian Klaas
    • Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor
    • Length: 9 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Donald Trump isn't a despot. But he is increasingly acting like a despot's apprentice....