Timothy Snyder wrote this article for YES! Magazine. He is the Bird White Housum professor of history at Yale University and a permanent fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna. This article began as a Facebook post.
"We have no choice but to take direct action to put our bodies on the line because petitions, sign-waving, and chanting—we tried that for the past 50 years and it hasn't worked, and we're out of time," said one arrested activist.