A Yale history professor’s powerful, 20-point guide to defending democracy under a Trump presidency

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Old glory.

By Timothy Snyder November 28, 2016

Housum Professor of History at Yale University, author of Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning

Americans are no wiser than the Europeans who saw democracy yield to fascism, Nazism, or communism. Our one advantage is that we might learn from their experience. Now is a good time to do so. Here are twenty lessons from the twentieth century, adapted to the circumstances of today: Link to story on Quartz

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