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“Totalitarianism as a Mindset Can Be Anywhere”

The authors of “The End of History” and “Reading Lolita in Tehran” discuss coronavirus, Iran, James Baldwin, campus culture, and why imagination and literature are essential to combatting authoritarianism.

Appeared in: Volume 15, Number 5 | Published on: March 22, 2020
Francis Fukuyama is chairman of the editorial board of The American Interest and senior fellow at the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law at Stanford University. Azar Nafisi is the author of The Republic of Imagination: A Life in Books and Reading Lolita in Tehran.
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