Ancient Greek Demagogues Might Sound Familiar in 2016

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At “How Does Democracy Survive Demagoguery?”, a Zócalo/Getty Villa “Open Art” event at the Getty Villa in Malibu, Eric Robinson, an Indiana University historian of ancient Greece and Rome, describes just how familiar Greek demagogues Pericles and Cleon can seem compared to today’s politicians.

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