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Ruth Ben-Ghiat

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Ruth Ben-Ghiat is a professor of history and Italian studies at New York University and a contributor to CNN. Her latest book is Italian Fascism's Empire Cinema.

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President Trump is scheduled to sit down with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki on Monday.

Trump meets with Putin next week

President Trump is scheduled to sit down with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki on Monday.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

After two days of demands for "moral clarity" — from black leaders to conservative Republican Senators — President Trump delivered a new statement on racism – but only after he listed…

President Trump and the alt-right: a test of leadership

After two days of demands for "moral clarity" — from black leaders to conservative Republican Senators — President Trump delivered a new statement on racism – but only after he listed…

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All Presidents lie. But the current White House incumbent is using misinformation to increase his power by intentionally creating confusion.

President Donald Trump's 'un-reality' show

All Presidents lie. But the current White House incumbent is using misinformation to increase his power by intentionally creating confusion.

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