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

ILLUSTRATION: ELENA LACEY; GETTY IMAGES — … 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 … Continue reading

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The coronavirus pandemic is the breakthrough Xi Jinping has been waiting for

Chinese President Xi Jinping visits an industrial park, which produces high-end auto parts and molds, in Ningbo, east China’s Zhejiang Pr Opinion https://www.macleans.ca/opinion/the-coronavirus-pandemic-is-the-breakthrough-xi-jinping-has-been-waiting-for-and-hes-making-his-move/ … What’s new is that the Chinese state is committing vast resources to a hybrid strategy of … Continue reading

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Tin foil hat types loving current global conditions

Mar 28 2020 – concerned citizen There sure is a lot of tin foil hat types jumping all over the current global covid-19 pandemic and related conditions. Be careful they try and use repetition to wear down your common sense. … Continue reading

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‘Populism’: Bailouts, Brexit and battling rapid climate change | CBC Radio

https://www.cbc.ca/radio/ideas/global-trumpism-bailouts-brexit-and-battling-climate-change-1.5321199 — Populism, Bailouts, Brexit and optimism about battling rapid climate change. “How did the middle class end up in perpetual debt? Why is there “no money” for infrastructure or social programs, but there is for waging war? And what … Continue reading

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Does the economy affect elections any more? – Can’t buy me love

Robots may have swung the 2016 presidential election in America Print edition | Finance and economics Nov 28 2019 – The Economist https://www.economist.com/finance-and-economics/2019/11/28/does-the-economy-affect-elections-any-more — Interesting article about some of what researches are learning about voter behavior. Several interesting points including … Continue reading

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Does this historic quote sum up what is happening in the US today?

Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty When a man unprincipled in private life desperate in his fortune, bold in his temper, possessed of considerable talents, having the advantage of military habits—despotic in his ordinary demeanour—known to have scoffed in private at the … Continue reading

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Fresh Evidence Relating To Cambridge Analytica And Brexit Campaign Published By DCMS… – LBC

DCMS Committee chair Damian Collins MP published new evidence provided by Brittany Kaiser, the former Director of Business Development for Cambridge Analytica Picture: LBC / Getty 30 July 2019, 15:06 | Updated: 30 July 2019, 18:47 https://www.lbc.co.uk/news/cambridge-analytica-dcms-evidence-brexit-leave-eu/

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U.S. suspends nuclear arms treaty with Russia who follows suit

Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, speaks to Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu during a meeting in the Kremlin on Saturday. (Alexei Nikolsky/ Sputnik via AP) Feb 3 2019 – The Globe and Mail, CBC, Time and added commentary The US have … Continue reading

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Ranking current and previous US presidents impact on economy

Doin’ OK. – Photographer: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images Ranking the Trump Economy The current president boasts about the U.S. prosperity. But conditions improved more under his predecessors. (Even Carter.) https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2019-01-28/trump-economy-lags-clinton-s-obama-s-reagan-s-and-even-carter-s — Commentary and related Interesting comparisons of many economic indicators under … Continue reading

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Trump’s wall – good or bad idea?

Trump visits prototypes of Donald Trump’s proposed border wall in San Diego, California. Photograph: Frederic J Brown/AFP/Getty Images — Jan 11 2018 – Kevin Yaworski With the US government shutdown into three weeks now this is getting lots of attention … Continue reading

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