August 25, 2020
A Message from John Dean
by Amelia Stymacks
How did America end up with a leader who acts so crudely and despotically, and counter to our democratic principles? Why do his followers stick with him, even when he acts against their interests?
To fully understand, John Dean, a man with a history of standing up to autocratic presidents, joins with Bob Altemeyer, a psychology professor with a unique area of expertise: authoritarianism.
Authoritarian Nightmare: Trump and His Followers is available 8/25.
Amelia Stymacks is the former director of digital marketing at Melville House.