*Autocracy, Inc.*, Anne Applebaum


Anne Applebaum on Autocracy, Inc


democracyparadoxblog, May 9, 2023

Anne Applebaum is a staff writer at The Atlantic and a Pulitzer-prize winning historian. Some of her books include Gulag: A History, Red Famine: Stalin’s War on Ukraine, and most recently Twilight of Democracy: The Seductive Lure of Authoritarianism. She recently gave the Seymour Martin Lipset Lecture titled "Autocracy, Inc."

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"We are at a moment of very, very high risk and I'm not sure that people really know that or understand it, or if they do, if they care.", Anne Applebaum

Key Highlights

  • Introduction - 0:42
  • What is Autocracy, Inc - 3:47
  • Democratic Response - 13:40
  • Appeal of Authoritarianism - 26:51
  • Thoughts on Poland - 32:26

Podcast Transcript