Timothy Snyder is the Levin Professor of History at Yale, where he also serves as faculty adviser to the Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies. Among his many books are: Bloodlands: Europe between Hitler and Stalin (2010), Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning (2015), and, most recently, On Malady: Lessons in Liberty from a Hospital Diary (2020); a new graphic edition of his On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century, illustrated by Nora Krug, is published in October 2021.
The Digital Threat to a Human Future
When the unpredictable truth of humans is banished by machine intelligence, what passes for the good of mankind is optimization, the replacement of an open society with a hamster wheel. Humans have set loose the unthinking beings that do not so much outwit us as unwit us.
May 6, 2019
The Wars of Vladimir Putin
The new Russian wars are a Bonapartism without a Napoleon
Pozdrowienia z Noworosji [Greetings from Novorossiya]
by Paweł Pieniążek
Entscheidung in Kiew. Ukrainische Lektionen [Decision in Kiev: Ukrainian Lessons]
by Karl Schlögel
Nothing Is True and Everything Is Possible: The Surreal Heart of the New Russia
by Peter Pomerantsev
June 9, 2016 issue