Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota
3975 Fruitville, Rd, Sarasota, FL, 34232

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Virtual Event


Nov 11 2023


4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Fascism at our Doorstep – Veterans Day: Preserve Democracy Talk and Expo – and what to expect next

Attend a free EXPO by non-profit organizations and a talk by Dr. Ruth Ben-Ghiat one of America’s leading scholars on fascism and authoritarian leaders. She writes for CNN, The Economist, The New Yorker, The Washington Post, and Atlantic.

Dr. Ruth Ben-Ghiat is an American historian and cultural critic. She is a professor of history and Italian studies at New York University and author of Strongmen: Mussolini to Present. She writes for CNN, The Economist, The New Yorker, The Washington Post, and Atlantic. In addition, Dr. Ben-Ghiat publishes the Substack newsletter Lucid on threats to democracy.

She will speak at 6pm live plus event will be livestreamed nationally. You can watch this excellent talk here.

Food trucks, entertainment and pro-democracy organizations will host the EXPO activities from 4-6pm