Albright points to the danger of despots in personal recollections

Albright points to the danger of despots in personal recollections
Donald Trump: could his presidency of the US be heralding the onset of a darker political age? GETTY

The veteran Democrat draws on her personal history along with insights from her own career in a new book, Fascism: A Warning, which considers the prospect of a global turn to ultra-nationalist authoritarianism

POLITICS: Fascism: A Warning, By Madeleine Albright, William Collins, €21

Madeleine Albright is better placed than most to predict the ascent of fascism. The former US secretary of state was not even two years old when Nazi stormtroopers marched into her native Czechoslovakia, dragging the continent closer to conflict.

After fleeing the German occupation, Albright lived as a refugee in London, where her father joined the Czechoslovakian government in exile. The family returned home...

Subscribe from just 1€

Exclusive offers

Choose the subscription that is right for you

Monthly Subscription

€1

For the first month

€19.99 Monthly Thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

Annual Subscription

€200€149

For the first year

€199.99 annually thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

Quarterly Subscription

€55€42

For the first 90 days

€55.00 quarterly Thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

These offers are not available for current subscribers. Offers and pricing are subject to change without notice.

Terms & Conditions Apply

Please Subscribe or Log in to continue

Subscribe Login

Related Articles

More from The Business Post