What are the characteristics of people who are drawn to an authoritarian leader? Where do such attitudes, which some scientists describe as “personality disorders,” originate? Why do such contemporary authoritarians as Vladimir Putin, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Rodrigo Duterte and Kim Jong-un command the fervent support of their core followers? How do they compare to others in history? Based on a lifetime of research by Canadian psychologist Robert Altemeyer, who has written and lectured extensively on the nature of Right-Wing Authoritarianism (RWA).

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This class is at our eastside location.