In this interview, Yale historian Timothy Snyder tries to answer an important question: Can our democracy be saved?
In Puerto Rico, residents could only watch as Trump rolled back environmental protections while their island boiled. But living in the US mainland, they can vote.
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Julie Dermansky is a multimedia reporter and an affiliate scholar at The Center for the Study of Genocide and Human Rights at Rutgers University. Follow her on Twitter: @jsdart.