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Anne Applebaum

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Amanpour: Dr. Rochelle Walensky, Anna Sauerbrey, Anne Applebaum and Jane Mayer


Dr Rochelle Walensky, Director of the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, talks to Walter Isaacson about booster shots and how she hopes to convince 70 million Americans to finally get vaccinated. Anna Sauerbrey, a journalist at Der Tagesspiegel, and Anne Applebaum, the Pulitzer prize-winning historian, talk to Amanpour about the close election result in Germany and what happens now. The New Yorker's Jane Mayer digs into dark money and the role it plays in congress, especially when it comes to the climate.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy


27 Sep 2021

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Ep. 455 — Anne Applebaum

The Axe Files with David Axelrod

Journalist Anne Applebaum began her career as a stringer in Poland in the late 1980s reporting on the fall of communism, an assignment that led her to drive to Germany when she heard the Berlin Wall was coming down. She has written extensively on the former Soviet Union while becoming a prominent conservative journalist in the U.S., U.K. and Poland. She joined David to talk about how her early exposure to authoritarian governments shaped her political ideology, how autocratic leaders create alternate realities and manipulate institutions to retain power, and her recent book, Twilight of Democracy: The Seductive Lure of Authoritarianism. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy


12 Aug 2021

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Anne Applebaum and Jason Stanley

Great Podversations

Anne Applebaum is a staff writer at The Atlantic, and a Senior Fellow of the Agora Institute at Johns Hopkins University. She is the author of three critically acclaimed and award-winning histories of the Soviet Union: “Red Famine, Iron Curtain, and Gulag” - winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Applebaum’s “Twilight of Democracy: The Seductive Lure of Authoritarianism” raises an alarm about antidemocratic trends in the West and explains the lure of nationalism and autocracy. Jason Stanley is a best-selling author of five books, including “How Propaganda Works,” winner of the Prose Award in Philosophy from the Association of American Publishers, and “How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them.” Stanley serves on the Advisory Board of the Prison Policy Initiative and writes frequently about propaganda, free speech, mass incarceration, democracy, and authoritarianism for The New York Times, The Washington Post, and Boston Review.


18 Jun 2021

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S1 / E23 The Twilight of Democracy: A Conversation with Anne Applebaum

Conversations with Marianne Williamson

Author Anne Applebaum has chronicled the rise of European right wing politics for more than two decades. Weaving history with current events, Anne stresses how fragile our democracy really is and the importance of staying vigilant against the threat of authoritarianism. Also she makes clear in this interview that just because Trump is out of office, that doesn’t mean the United States is in the clear.  Anne's Website: https://AnneApplebaum.com Follow Anne on Twitter: https://twitter.com/anneapplebaum Twilight of Democracy: https://bookshop.org/books/twilight-of-democracy-the-seductive-lure-of-authoritarianism/9780385545808 Subscribe to The Marianne Williamson Podcast YouTube Channel:  https://bit.ly/3lEb6JT Apple Podcasts:  https://apple.co/36qnqH4 Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2JV8pW4 Follow Marianne on Social Media Twitter: https://twitter.com/marwilliamson Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/williamsonmarianne Instagram: https://instagram.com/mariannewilliamson See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


29 Apr 2021

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The Authoritarian Impulse (with Anne Applebaum)

Stay Tuned with Preet

*Interview conducted on February 15th and published on March 17th. On this week’s episode of Stay Tuned, “The Authoritarian Impulse,” Preet answers listener questions about the Manhattan DA’s investigation into Donald Trump’s taxes, the long-standing OLC policy that a sitting president cannot be prosecuted, and the status of certain 1970’s fashion trends. Then, Preet is joined by Anne Applebaum, a Staff Writer at The Atlantic and the author of Twilight of Democracy: The Seductive Lure of Authoritarianism.In the Stay Tuned bonus, Preet and Applebaum discuss why so many of Applebaum’s friends now believe in conspiracy theories and how the GOP has transformed over the last 25 years.  For show notes and a transcript of the episode, head to: https://cafe.com/stay-tuned/the-authoritarian-impulse-with-anne-applebaum/Listen to the entirety of Doing Justice, Preet’s new free six-part podcast based on his bestselling book of the same name. You can hear Preet’s incredible stories from his time as U.S. Attorney on Apple Podcasts (apple.co/doingjustice), Spotify (spoti.fi/3p9Xwja) or wherever you get your podcasts.To listen to Stay Tuned bonus content, become a member of CAFE Insider at: CAFE.com/Insider As always, tweet your questions to @PreetBharara with hashtag #askpreet, email us at staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 to leave a voicemail.Stay Tuned with Preet is produced by CAFE Studios. Executive Producer: Tamara Sepper; Senior Editorial Producer: Adam Waller; Technical Director: David Tatasciore; Audio Producer: Matthew Billy; Editorial Producers: David Kurlander, Noa Azulai, Sam Ozer-Staton.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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18 Mar 2021

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Authoritarianism’s Enduring Appeal: Anne Applebaum Discusses

GZero World with Ian Bremmer

From the Philippines to Hungary to Venezuela, countries across the world have embraced authoritarian rule, in many cases with significant popular support. What is the enduring appeal of authoritarianism, how susceptible is the United States to its sway, and what has the pandemic done to accelerate its growth? Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Anne Applebaum joins Ian Bremmer to discuss.


6 Mar 2021

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Anne Applebaum on why democracy is not inevitable

Democracy Works

Anne Applebaum is a staff writer at The Atlantic, a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, and a senior fellow at The Agora Institute at Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies. She joined the McCourtney Institute for Democracy for a virtual event on February 17, 2021 to discuss her most recent book, Twilight of Democracy: The Seductive Lure of Authoritarianism. This episode includes the closing remarks from Applebaum's lecture, followed by a Q&A with Democracy Works host Jenna Spinelle that covers the future of the Republican Party, how the Cold War served as a unifier for Republicans and Democrats, and why she believes economic inequality and democratic erosion are not as closely linked as some people think. Additional InformationVideo of Applebaum's Feb. 17 lectureTwilight of Democracy: The Seductive Lure of AuthoritarianismApplebaum's work in The AtlanticRelated EpisodesDaniel Ziblatt on How Democracies DieViktor Orban's "velvet repression" in HungaryBrexit and the UK's identity crisis


1 Mar 2021

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Trump vs Democracy Revisited: Anne Applebaum on Authoritarianism


This episode was recorded when Ron Steslow was host of The Lincoln Project Podcast (www.lincolnproject.us). He is no longer affiliated with the organization. This feed is now the home of Politicology. After the violent mob attacked the U.S. Capitol at the direction of the president last week, we decided to resurface a conversation from August between host Ron Steslow and Anne Applebaum about her book, Twilight of Democracy, and the warning signs of authoritarianism we were witnessing.


15 Jan 2021

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Anne Applebaum: The Lure of Authoritarianism


Pulitzer Prize- winning historian Anne Applebaum is worried about authoritarianism in the US. Since the election, world leaders have congratulated President-Elect Biden on his decisive victory, and yet, President Trump has not conceded. He’s gone on a rampage to discredit the results and put his loyalists in charge. Applebaum joins producer Teresa Cotsirilos on the podcast to talk about the nature of authoritarianism and how fascist leaders come to power. Democracy is fragile and sometimes, she says, the best way to push back against populist authoritarianism is to not answer it directly. Guest:  Anne Applebaum, Pulitzer-Prize winning historian, author of  Twilight of Democracy: The Seductive Lure of Authoritarianism and staff writer at The Atlantic If you appreciate this episode and want to support the work we do, please consider making a donation to World Affairs. We cannot do this work without your help. Thank you.​


16 Nov 2020

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Anne Applebaum

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In this episode, Anne Applebaum discusses her book, Twilight of Democracy, the historical struggle between democracy and dictatorship, and the rise of populism and the deterioration of democratic institutions in the 21st century. The interview is moderated by Goldman Sachs' Jake Siewert.This podcast should not be copied, distributed, published or reproduced, in whole or in part, or disclosed by any recipient to any other person. The information contained in this podcast does not constitute a recommendation from any Goldman Sachs entity to the recipient. Neither Goldman Sachs nor any of its affiliates makes any representation or warranty, express or implied, as to the accuracy or completeness of the statements or any information contained in this podcast and any liability therefore (including in respect of direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage) is expressly disclaimed. The views expressed in this podcast are not necessarily those of Goldman Sachs, and Goldman Sachs is not providing any financial, economic, legal, accounting or tax advice or recommendations in this podcast. In addition, the receipt of this podcast by any recipient is not to be taken as constituting the giving of investment advice by Goldman Sachs to that recipient, nor to constitute such person a client of any Goldman Sachs entity.Copyright 2020 Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC. All rights reserved.


28 Oct 2020