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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Rachel M. Cohen is a Baltimore, Maryland-based reporter. Her work has appeared in the Washington Monthly, The American Prospect, Dissent, Next City and The Forward. Follow her on Twitter: @rmc031.