Sumary of Yale history professor Timothy Snyder told Insider he fears American democracy may not survive another Trump campaign:
- Timothy Snyder, Professor of History at Yale University specializing in the history of Central and Eastern Europe and the Holocaust, speaks at Oslo Freedom Forum 2019 on May 27, 2019 in Oslo, Norway.
- Julia Reinhart/Getty Images Timothy Snyder is a history professor at Yale University and an expert on the rise of authoritarianism.
- Snyder is the author of “The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America,” among other books.
- } Timothy Snyder does not want to be a downer, he says, but he is not feeling too optimistic about America these days.
- In a recent article — marking one year since a former president, who lost an election, sought to thwart the peaceful transfer of power — Snyder painted a grim scenario where something like the January 6 insurrection had succeeded.