Il Duce for the 21st century

by Rashmee

Posted on October 11, 2020

In Anne Applebaum’s minutely observed piece in The Atlantic, there is an astute analysis of old newsreel clips of Benito Mussolini, the dictator of Italy from 1925 to 1945. And reasons are offered for why they’re relevant today. Ms Applebaum focusses on “the imagery. The staged entrances. The gesticulation, the posturing, the arms raised in … Continue reading “Il Duce for the 21st century”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK