Qanon Deploys ‘Information Warfare’ to Influence the 2020 Election | WIRED

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Julian Feeld, cohost of the Qanon Anonymous podcast, Qanon is “a colorful expression of a broader and more worrying global trend towards ‘information warfare’ in the service of those seeking to consolidate capital and power.” He says the group is “a harbinger of what’s next for the American political discourse.”

By promoting conspiracies and fomenting division, Zuckerman of the MIT Media Lab says, Qanon and similar movements threaten Americans’ sense of shared truth. “The danger of Qanon is not that they try to blow up a building,” he says. “It’s that they and others are blowing up our shared reality.” …

https://www.wired.com/story/qanon-deploys-information-warfare-influence-2020-election/

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The Qanon Anonymous podcast chops & screws the best conspiracy theories of the post-truth era. Your hosts Jake, Julian, and Travis dredge up wild beliefs from online fever swamps, engage QAnon followers in irregular warfare, and trip over deranged historical facts that make conspiracy theories sound sane.

https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/qanon-anonymous

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