Faith in democracy in the Western World is on the decline. But what do the alternatives look like? Autocracy Now delves into the lives of historical dictators and autocrats, exploring what their stories can tell us about autocratic governments: using them as historical case studies in what can happen when one person gets absolute power.
An announcement regarding the future of the show.
So this is just a quick update to explain a little about the podcast, so that I don't just vanish without trace entirely.
Autocracy Now! was the first show idea I had, way back at the end of 2016. I'd been a podcast fan for many years,...
Could Huey Long's personality, travelling-salesman charm, and Share Our Wealth populism catapult him into the White House?
In this episode, we find out.
The good people of the United States Senate were not prepared for Huey P. Long.