Timothy Snyder on Evaluating Trump’s Fascist Tendencies

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On June 6 Ian spoke with Timothy Snyder, Professor of History at Yale who has researched and written extensively on Hitler and Stalin. They discussed his latest book “On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century” and how as the incompetence and crudeness of the Trump Administration drives down the popularity of the Republicans heading into the 2018 elections, Trump will try to stage a coup to overthrow American democracy. They looked at the extent to which American institutions already under attack from the Trump Administration like the judiciary, the military, the intelligence community, the press and now much of corporate America as well as an expanding majority of the American people, will fight back against Donald Trump’s incipient authoritarian regime.

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