Mussolini the Humanitarian
Was the Duce a "benign" dictator?
This chapter challenges the notion that Mussolini "wasn’t that bad" as a man and in comparison to other fascist leaders such as Adolf Hitler. It explores Mussolini’s racist, colonial, and antisemitic policies and beliefs. It also challenges the dictator’s supposed love for his country and people, and the lays bare the damage that he and Fascist tyranny inflicted upon the nation of Italy.