Yale philosophy professor Jason Stanley says that the "formula for fascism is surprisingly simple." Stanley, who spent the last decade studying fascist propaganda, says that all right-wing autocrats follow a similar playbook: evoke a lost, mythic past; sow divisions; attack the truth. We'll talk to Stanley about his new book "How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them" and about the parallels he sees between President Trump's rhetoric and that of past dictators.
Philosopher Jason Stanley on 'How Fascism Works'
Jason Stanley is the author of "How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them." (Photo: Edwin Tse)
Jason Stanley, professor of philosophy, Yale University; author, "How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them"