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Short on time? Or maybe you’ve already read or listened to the book, but need a refresh on the most important takeaways. In a quick, easy listen, you can take the main principles from On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century!
In On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century, Timothy Snyder provides a stark warning for the future of American democracy. Too easily are we ignoring the ways in which tyranny starts to eat away at democracy. As our political system faces new threats - not unlike those faced by democracies in the 20th century - we must look to the past to safeguard our future.
With lessons from the rise of communist and fascist regimes in Europe during the previous century, Snyder provides a blueprint for how we can protect the basic rights promised in our constitution through the mundane choices we make every day and the difficult choices we may be forced to make in the near future.