Timothy Snyder - "On Tyranny", Trump & How Abandoning Facts Destroys Democracy | The Daily Show


“On Tyranny” author Timothy Snyder parallels the rise of fascism in the 1930s to the Trump administration, and breaks down how facts are the enemy of tyranny. #DailyShow #TrevorNoah #TimothySnyder
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  • Ju'light Coach de vie Quantique
    Ju'light Coach de vie Quantique11 klukkustundum síðan

    Oh so for you is Trump that does that ? Not Biden ( who has no history of plagiarism) not clinton ( who has no history of fraud and sex offence) not obama ( who was not born in the usa nor ever lied about his spouse and had nothing to do with the wall not 4 years of brutal wars) nore our french président who is a huge treator and the reqt of the NWO.... right 🙄 and like it says it is not about Mr Trump

  • Ken Langham
    Ken Langham2 dögum síðan

    Sanctity Sunday : Emancipation for the unborn, We need to pray that abortion continues to decrease as we see the opportunity for increase politically. We watch the same sex receive greater equality and liberties with a pursuit for happiness. How is it that two people of the same sex that cannot be fruitful could tolerate partiality and condone capital punishment for those helplessly plugged into life? Luke 6: 43 “No good tree bears bad fruit, nor does a bad tree bear good fruit. Prayers are always gonna be needed for Mercy and compassion seems to play a different part in mans eyes. Matthew 7:16 NMV “By their deeds you will know them. Does a man gather grapes from thorns or figs from briars?”

  • Dan Berkey
    Dan Berkey3 dögum síðan

    I found this in the comments thread, and it is so relevant: "“If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed.”-Adolf Hitler (1889-1945)."

  • Europa Bambaataa
    Europa Bambaataa4 dögum síðan

    put this guy in front of Glenn Greenwald- I wanna see what happens.

  • legendofsociety7
    legendofsociety74 dögum síðan

    Trump is Mussolini reincarnated

  • Hector Medina
    Hector Medina4 dögum síðan

    Damn, that was powerful. I would love to share this with my Republican friends who are blind to it. I would also like to just have them google fascism and have them deny that the definition characterizes Trump to a tee.

  • Sumaira Siddiqui
    Sumaira Siddiqui4 dögum síðan


  • Paul T Sjordal
    Paul T Sjordal4 dögum síðan

    What makes Trump's attempt at fascism possible is the Republican War on Facts, which predates Trump's political career by a lot. The Republican safe space media has been working to make this moment possible for decades. If they don't pay a price for what they did, American democracy will not survive.

  • ShortstopJEsq
    ShortstopJEsq4 dögum síðan

    When was this aired? Obvi it's pre-covid - but I'm curious why Comedy Central/Daily Show YT page is not more clear as to when their segments originally aired. It's unnecessarily confusing. Thanks.

  • Tanner Wendell Stewart
    Tanner Wendell Stewart4 dögum síðan

    Can we make this video required watching, daily before you can write anything on social media? Haha.

  • Nikita Tate-Casanova
    Nikita Tate-Casanova4 dögum síðan


  • Darren Engels
    Darren Engels5 dögum síðan

    The lack of truth among Trump supporters is ubiquitous, almost as universal as a lack of education.

  • Robert
    Robert5 dögum síðan

    I I have read Timothy Snyder's book "on tyranny". it is probably the clearest and the most succinct explanation of what we are going through at this period of time. If you are in the habit of reading at all you must have a copy of this for yourself I guarantee you'll be impressed.

  • Hoipolloi Cassidy
    Hoipolloi Cassidy5 dögum síðan

    “Truth is a mobile army of metaphors, metonyms, anthropomorphisms, in short a sum of human relations which have been subjected to poetic and rhetorical intensification, translation and decoration. […] Truths are illusions of which we have forgotten that they are illusions, metaphors which have become worn by frequent use and have lost all sensuous vigour […]. Yet we still do not know where the drive to truth comes from, for so far we have only heard about the obligation to be truthful which society imposes in order to exist" Friedrich Nietzsche.

  • Kelly
    Kelly5 dögum síðan


  • Mutsuko Santiago
    Mutsuko Santiago5 dögum síðan


  • Judy Cohall
    Judy Cohall5 dögum síðan

    I miss Trevor's afro

  • Huyen Nguyen
    Huyen Nguyen5 dögum síðan

    It’s so funny that they all said everything for America but they are destroying each other’s, American and let social media ruined the country. 🤣 That’s happened when your hand got blood and corruption.

  • Devin Higoy
    Devin Higoy5 dögum síðan

    I liked the daily distancing show better than the daily show

  • Devin Higoy

    Devin Higoy

    4 dögum síðan

    @GrownUpGaming I have no idea tbh.

  • GrownUpGaming


    4 dögum síðan

    Why arent they social distancing anymore???

  • Kodjo Gan
    Kodjo Gan5 dögum síðan

    “You look around and see how many people failed” doing something, “and you learn from it”. Great advise.

  • Mortal Clown
    Mortal Clown5 dögum síðan

    Brilliant convo, gentlemen.

  • Joshua Lowe
    Joshua Lowe5 dögum síðan

    I got history with social studies geometricly

  • Joshua Lowe

    Joshua Lowe

    5 dögum síðan

    Like for math

  • Walter Zepeda
    Walter Zepeda5 dögum síðan

    Why do people riot, And the peoples think vain things? 2 The kings of the earth will rise, And princes will consult together Against Jehovah and against his anointed one (JESUS), saying: 3 Let us break their bonds, And let us cast its strings from us. 4 He that sitteth in heaven laughs; The Lord will mock them. 5 Then he will speak to them in his anger, And he will trouble them with his anger. Psalm 2: 1-5,

  • Riley Dragoncrow
    Riley Dragoncrow5 dögum síðan

    What a fantastic writer and conversationalist! The ending made me smile, which I think was his intent - a small bit of levity after such heavy subject matter.

  • Valery Laurent
    Valery Laurent5 dögum síðan

    The magas Have a point, they have a right to freedom of speech and to express their grievances, But not a right to freedom of violence! That would be invoking the self-defense laws of the constitution

  • Valery Laurent
    Valery Laurent5 dögum síðan

    Did the plane actually crash into the Pentagon Trevor or was it a missile 9/11truth.org

  • Susan Jones
    Susan Jones5 dögum síðan

    Wow.....so informative...and so scary....

  • IndianaKeks
    IndianaKeks5 dögum síðan

    Snyder has a good sense of humor, having his own book there right at the moment. Chapeux

  • chimetimepaprika
    chimetimepaprika5 dögum síðan

    It seems like abandoning facts just destroys the structure of basically fucking anything by definition jmmmm jmmmm jmmmmm

  • Mapogo Lion
    Mapogo Lion5 dögum síðan

    Globalist lies

  • John Monday
    John Monday6 dögum síðan

    But Pelosi could do nothing if democrat, republicans, and media did not all go along with it. I think Pelosi should get all she wants. Trump should be impeached and 25 ammendment enacted. Conservative websites should be shut down. Conservatives should be required to wear a yellow star. The anti fa should be given medals for all the riots and shooting of 2020. Lets let her have her power. She will destroy America by turning it communist in a few years. So glad republicans are mostly going along with this. Now all know where each elected by fraud person stands.

  • Preda Y.
    Preda Y.6 dögum síðan

    I'm not trying to be mean here but this guy looks a lot like Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceaușescu >:/c

  • Stick Emoji
    Stick Emoji6 dögum síðan

    Holy crap - Timothy Snyder's description of how you kill democracy by attacking truth really seems to fit. I got chills, because he just described what I've been witnessing in the US... but I didn't really understand what it meant and the motivation behind it. Scary. Time to go buy that book.

  • Raja Michelle
    Raja Michelle6 dögum síðan

    A piece that is constantly missing and seems to be missing here is, America gave the 'white supremacy' technology to do exactly what Hitler did. Eugenics was key to his organizing the Nazi movement. The way in which America addressed the "Negro Problem" was respected and cultivated globally, before the 1930's. In fact the 1930's was the height of Eugenics being the buttress of criminal anthropology and testing of intelligence/feeble mindedness, justifying sterilization, imprisonment, torture, and institutionalization. We hold America as the innocent, like it is just this now, when we continue to be the tyrants to Indigenous and African Americans and other Americans along with many more millions of humans globally. We have used technology, which includes knowledge, to sustain white supremacy thinking and system of power. We need to be careful not separate ourselves, placing America above Hitler or Stalin in order to continue to deny that we are and have been the tyrants and teachers of tyranny way before the turn of the twentieth century. As James Baldwin states " Not everything faced can change, but nothing can change until it is faced."

  • L B
    L B6 dögum síðan

    Where did the idea of a democracy come from? If I remember correctly the pledge of allegiance says "and to the REPUBLIC for which it stands" oh yea that paper signed in the 1700s says each state shall be afforded a REPUBLICAN form of government. Because the people who wrote it knew how dangerous a democracy is! THIS IS A CONSTITUTIONAL REPUBLIC!

  • Ambi PeaceLove
    Ambi PeaceLove6 dögum síðan

    Yuri Bezmenov ..!

  • Belinda Hanley
    Belinda Hanley6 dögum síðan

    We need more FCC rules to make sure News is news, not entertainment, and truthful

  • West Park
    West Park6 dögum síðan

    Democracy works by expecting ppl are smart enough to figure out what is true and what is lie. However, what happens, when ppl are either stupid, or chose to repeat the lies, or to generate more lies? Like the school bully who will beat you to accept that your lunch is actually his lunch? How do we get rid of Qanon, without damaging the 1st amendment?

  • Alice Quayle
    Alice Quayle6 dögum síðan

    Does he / do you have any idea how to prevent / foil this?

  • KuroNekoExMachina
    KuroNekoExMachina6 dögum síðan

    Timothy Snyder's quote reminds me of Peter Pomerantsev's writings. Funny. One about the US, the other about Russia. OK, not so funny.

    MICHGO16 dögum síðan


  • Scott Albers
    Scott Albers6 dögum síðan

    Thrilled to hear so many people calling him Mr T**** instead of President.

  • Enrique Ochoa
    Enrique Ochoa6 dögum síðan

    ❤️❤️❤️ Very nice!

  • Irock Luculent
    Irock Luculent6 dögum síðan

    Timothy Snyder's message is excellent. Also read "A Constitution of Knowledge" an article by Jonathan Rauch.

  • Soulhaih Carter
    Soulhaih Carter6 dögum síðan

    BREAKING NEWS!!! man sings to his newborn daughter 🥰 Welcome to the world ! issofts.info/video/v-deo/eZ1grqRloM6vupw

  • dpremi1126
    dpremi11266 dögum síðan

    World and good american requesting from" hy special people now as per your selfish Arrogant Liar leader Trump who fearing now by the law and constitution of America and its strong basic democratic values is within 2 days calling all of you special people as traitors anti-american criminals ritors would you like this types of leader to be followed blindly open your eyes and be good american or be ready for jail.

  • Mack Carter
    Mack Carter6 dögum síðan

    MISTER Trump, god that sounds so much better than president

  • Steven Bochniewicz
    Steven Bochniewicz6 dögum síðan

    Trevor I'm very sad that you did not make any self videos of your thoughts of what is going on. Lately you've been on breaks or during the weekend you hardly even react but the time it's your turn to talk because it's old news. Nothing Stops you from going on ISsofts and making the 3-minute video of telling us how you feel your thoughts might settle us your thoughts might help us Please consider actually making some few comments thoughts We could use someone telling us it's going to be okay

  • Eric Wieczorek
    Eric Wieczorek6 dögum síðan

    Sharing again, for no particular reason...

  • Monica Aiken
    Monica Aiken6 dögum síðan


  • Carrie M
    Carrie M6 dögum síðan

    What's with that guys snide and patronizing delivery. He is even looking thru this eyebrows. Doesn't he know that Trevor Noah is the tits. Jeez. We are on your side dude. Sell yourself. We're buying.

  • Michael Yuan
    Michael Yuan6 dögum síðan

    Constitutional amendment for minimum sanity and decency requirements for the Presidency and other high offices, please. We cannot afford to have this kind of mess again. The norm is no guarantee against abuse and Congress is hopelessly impotent against in-fighting as we have seen.

  • Shankari Rise
    Shankari Rise6 dögum síðan

    Why take chances with people’s lives? Instead of telling people to not come to the inauguration this year, DO NOT GIVE THEM THE CHOICE. Make the ceremony an exclusively VIRTUAL and private event, held at an undisclosed indoor location, that they can only see on television or online. Also, close the capitol to the public and protect it and those inside. This will save so much money and trouble -trying to protect everyone including the public from every possible threat that could arise and also would protect them all from more possible Covid-19 exposure.

  • Luis Fernando Ramirez
    Luis Fernando Ramirez6 dögum síðan

    Based on the steps this author lists, we are on step 3 therefore...Game Over. Orwell's 1984 has long ago been in full effect.

  • jo ellen Brainin Rodriguez
    jo ellen Brainin Rodriguez6 dögum síðan

    The most potent weapon in the hands of the oppressor is the minds of the oppressed-Steven Biko

  • Bruno
    Bruno6 dögum síðan

    Is this Trevor Back Or Old Footage. I think Its New

  • X Jax X
    X Jax X6 dögum síðan

    Republicans support the lies of a narcissist president.So aren't they the Hermann Goring's & Heinrich Himmler's that gave rise to the Nazi's taking control. GOP will destroy the democracy in the U.S.

  • osita iwuora
    osita iwuora6 dögum síðan

    Prophetic book

  • E J
    E J6 dögum síðan

    "Nothing is true, everything is permitted" - AC

  • Ima Tugwaddle
    Ima Tugwaddle7 dögum síðan

    Convincing intelligent, educated, insightful people to vote for you is difficult. You have to prove your points with logic, facts, and empathy. On the other hand, convincing the ignorant, weak, and racist is easy: simply rant, rail, and spew hatred.

  • Louise Sirls
    Louise Sirls7 dögum síðan

    All should Be , Arrested, immediately Donald Jr., Rudy, Lindsey Graham, Refaiel Cruz, AG Payton in Texas and charge with Treason. President Trump will be gotten at end term.

  • Against The Grain
    Against The Grain7 dögum síðan

    Tyranny is the Democrats plan. All hail Joe Biden , king of whispering sweet nothings in little girls ears.

  • Mercedez Lopez
    Mercedez Lopez7 dögum síðan

    The world saw DEMOCRACY DIE! And they are laughing !!!!!! We are a complete joke now. We have turned in on ourselves BABYLON HAS FALLEN!

  • Leo Nobles
    Leo Nobles7 dögum síðan

    I just read the book last night. You can read it in one or two sittings easily, and everybody should. It really puts the big picture into perspective and straight up tells you what you can and should do.

  • Tyler
    Tyler7 dögum síðan

    The real funny thing is he thinks he's funny.

  • Lori Law
    Lori Law7 dögum síðan

    I really enjoyed this! So informative but so chill. He’s great!

  • hollystump1
    hollystump17 dögum síðan

    Also: read "THE CAMPAIGN OF THE CENTURY: Upton Sinclair's Race for Governor of California and the Birth of Media Politics" by Greg Mitchell. Shocking expose of how deceptive "marketing" first started to affect US elections.

  • Arca Jeth
    Arca Jeth7 dögum síðan

    Can we now slap the ish out of people who say " I dont pay attention to politics"? Not paying attention does not stop them from voting. Which is how we end up with Trump and Biden instead of Bernie,Tulsi or Yang.. Stop voting for familiar names or stop voting..

  • Loriann Witte
    Loriann Witte7 dögum síðan

    Wow, Timothy Snyder. Your message needs to be heard. So smart not to include popular figure's names in the book. This information must be included in university political science classes as required reading.

  • Kid Emmy
    Kid Emmy7 dögum síðan

    Trevor posted this now because trump is currently spreading “post-facts” which is dangerous and he mobilized those post facts to try to overthrow democracy

  • Jennifer Haynes
    Jennifer Haynes7 dögum síðan

    This man is an incredible historian! Dayton, Ohio native! Amazing speaker and amazing writer!

  • John Trahan
    John Trahan7 dögum síðan

    As of right now, 178 people gave this a thumbs down. Are you guys saying you support fascism?

  • Ryan Voelker
    Ryan Voelker7 dögum síðan

    I found this 2 star rating on Amazon from a customer reviewing the book. Haha 2 star rating **Amazon Customer Will age poorly. Reviewed in the United States on January 26, 2019 Verified Purchase Great book except for the implicit anti Trump rhetoric. Just as conservatives thought Obama would be the end of America, this Author incessantly compares Trump with Hitler, implying the end of America once again (this time from the other sude). Just as there was a peaceful transition in power from Obama to Trump, so will there be from Trump to the next candidate. Turns out this book was closer to the truth than this person realized.

  • Rishab .B
    Rishab .B7 dögum síðan

    Never elect a clown unless you want a circus.

  • Isaac Robinson
    Isaac Robinson7 dögum síðan

    Greetings to you all on the glory of Bhaphomet (Lucifer) Are you willing to get Rich and eradicate poverty in your Family if yes then We officially invite you to!!! Contact us directly on Email templebrotherhood454817@gmail.com

  • ashwadhwani
    ashwadhwani7 dögum síðan

    Slavery to media and big brand worship is what this nation calls awareness :(

  • Nipu Hasan
    Nipu Hasan7 dögum síðan

    Where is Trevor Now ? Looking forward to ..

  • evenisher
    evenisher7 dögum síðan

    mmm this guy is not care about covid??? or what??

  • Moinsen Moin
    Moinsen Moin7 dögum síðan

    no offense but he kind of reminds me of mr beans

  • Charlie No-Face
    Charlie No-Face7 dögum síðan

    this man knows exactly what the fuck.

  • Impeach Biden
    Impeach Biden7 dögum síðan

    When the facts don't work liberals continue to make up their own truths

  • CommandoDude


    7 dögum síðan

    I see you take step 2 to heart

  • nadab ada
    nadab ada7 dögum síðan

    Buying the book now. This is exactly what America needs. We need to know how this happened, how to stop it, and finally grow and contribute as an actual Nation on this planet.

  • Michael Alexander II
    Michael Alexander II7 dögum síðan

    That smug face when he pulled out his own book was hilarious.

  • Shawn Mycal
    Shawn Mycal7 dögum síðan


  • Kem Royale
    Kem Royale7 dögum síðan


  • Mik Johnson
    Mik Johnson7 dögum síðan

    HEY #pelosi #mcconnel HE spent $8+ million of citizens #funds, raised millions for #recount and only paid filing fees, laxed judgement in calling naional security , #watched riot joyfully as it unfolded on tv, need i say more? Cause i got more.. #amend #impeachment #congress #charge pence for looking other way, #trump going to apologize pull him in then turn on him again. The crowd is still after pence, trump still didnt say #pence did the right thing #25th #amendment #cabinet #quit #homeland #security #rip #officer #took #his #own #life CURRENT IMPEACHMENT IS NOT DETAILED ENOUGH, IS THAT WHY FIRST IMPEACHMENT FAILED🙏.....

  • Maria Arias
    Maria Arias7 dögum síðan

    I am confused. Is Trevor back?

  • Ayane Tashino
    Ayane Tashino7 dögum síðan

    Gamer here. Anyone else immediately thought of Assassin's Creed "Nothing is true, everything is permitted."

  • T K
    T K7 dögum síðan

    Ohhhh America America America, y’all don’t know the great darkness that you have plundered yourselves into .You shall regret removing Trump from office .

  • Ryan Anderson
    Ryan Anderson7 dögum síðan

    This coup is being led from the mercatus center and paid for by Donor's Trust. Make no mistake, it has been in motion since the 1970s and paid for by the fossil fuel industry.

  • Ryan Anderson
    Ryan Anderson7 dögum síðan

    and then you say that anti-fascists are bad. How exactly?

  • Dawid J. Van Huffel
    Dawid J. Van Huffel7 dögum síðan

    Great listening to such intellectuals.

  • Rose Russell Perry
    Rose Russell Perry7 dögum síðan

    Trump's whole life was based o lies ad lying!!!

  • Cpl. Koala
    Cpl. Koala7 dögum síðan

    The video frames the book as though its a recent release - but On Tyranny was written years ago. It's still relevant, it just doesnt cover the events from 2017-2021. Edit: Still a stupendous read I highly recommend

  • Maxwell De Fontaine
    Maxwell De Fontaine7 dögum síðan

    No trust!!!

  • Maxwell De Fontaine
    Maxwell De Fontaine7 dögum síðan


  • David Ramos
    David Ramos7 dögum síðan

    I recommend “ the death of democracy “ Benjamin Hett.

  • Maxwell De Fontaine
    Maxwell De Fontaine7 dögum síðan


  • Maxwell De Fontaine
    Maxwell De Fontaine7 dögum síðan

    GAYS are aligning!!! Lmaooo

  • Michael Lochlann
    Michael Lochlann7 dögum síðan

    Lou Dobbs is back on a couple days after the capitol talking about Biden's cabinet picks are swamp creatures. There is no stopping them. They just do not care about anything but their fuckin ratings.