On 8 and 9 November, the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, the Estonian Institute of Historical Memory and Open Estonia Foundation will hold a conference dedicated to remembering the event and thinking about...
Timothy SnyderIn Tallinn on Saturday, Nov. 9th, I will join former Estonian president Toomas Hendrik Ilves @IlvesToomas for a discussion as part of a conference to mark the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Live-stream available
Timothy SnyderMy conversation with former Estonian president Toomas Hendrik Ilves
@IlvesToomas will begin today, the 9th, at 4:30pm in Tallinn (9:30am ET). Live here
Democracy is a fragile creation, and the Yale professor and historian of fascism Timothy Snyder should know.
Timothy Snyder"If we don’t understand that democracy, or more fundamentally the rule of law, is something that requires constant human effort… that’s when we really have trouble." Speaking with @krishgm on @Channel4News
Timothy SnyderWhen you ask foreign leaders to collect information against domestic political opponents, that is corruption. It violates the law. But it also violates the spirit of what a democracy is all about. Speaking with @AnaCabrera on @CNNnewsroom last night
The impeachment treatment for Donald Trump looks already an ultimate fighting contest with a nasty guy who makes up his own rules. We’re thinking it through this hour. Do you credit Nancy Pelosi with a ...
Timothy Snyder, author of "On Tyranny," talks with Rachel Maddow about lessons Americans should take from the Trump presidency if they want to preserve democracy.
Timothy SnyderHere's the second part of my conversation with Rachel @Maddow, discussing what it means to protect the rule of law and taking a step back to ask what it was about us that made the 2016 election possible.
Leon Bass faced racism growing up in Philadelphia, confronted it in the Army, and discovered its “ultimate” endpoint at a German concentration camp called Buchenwald.
Timothy SnyderDr. Leon Bass was an African-American liberator of Buchenwald. Please listen to his testimony, which is today’s episode of the podcast “Those Who Were There: Voices from the Holocaust.” @TWWTpodcast
The allegations that President Trump improperly pressured the head of state of a foreign government to improperly investigate the son of his potential Democratic opponent in the 2020 presidential race, and even withheld $250 in military aid to that...
Timothy SnyderAt the surface (and horrifying enough) is Mr. Trump’s second solicitation of foreign influence in a US election. Just under the surface is something quite revealing: the continuing attempt to create a coverup for the first time around. nybooks.com/daily/2019/09/…@murraywaas@nybooks
A public claim by Trump’s personal lawyer that the former vice-president had acted improperly set off a troubling chain of events
Timothy SnyderUkraine carried out fair elections after a Russian invasion. It is not Mr. Trump‘s role to teach Ukrainians that democracy is a joke and only power matters. But Mr. Trump understands the presidency as training to become an east European oligarch.
Timothy SnyderToday the Fortunoff Video Archive at Yale University launches "Those Who Were There: Voices from the Holocaust," a new podcast presenting first-hand accounts of survivors and witnesses of the Holocaust drawn from its collection. Please listen.