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Q&A: Why is the MAGA right huddling up in Hungary?

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How China uses global media to spread its views — and misinformation

How China uses global media to spread its views — and misinformation

From covid to the war in Ukraine, China has ramped up its efforts to influence public opinion across the world.

How violent extremists use livestreams and manifestos to build an audience for hate

How violent extremists use livestreams and manifestos to build an audience for hate

An expert explains how mass violence in Buffalo or Christchurch is produced and distributed for a vast global audience.

How ‘Bongbong’ Marcos rewrote his brutal family history and won in the Philippines

How ‘Bongbong’ Marcos rewrote his brutal family history and won in the Philippines

Hidden gold and a halcyon age: the disinformation playbook shaping global elections in 2022.

Far-right lawmakers face challenges to staying on the 2022 ballot

Far-right lawmakers face challenges to staying on the 2022 ballot

Legal efforts targeting Cawthorn, Greene and others rely on a Civil War-era provision barring insurrectionists from holding office.

Can a Republican win a primary without endorsing the ‘Big Lie’?

Can a Republican win a primary without endorsing the ‘Big Lie’?

Echoing the conspiracy theory of a stolen 2020 election can help candidates win a Trump endorsement. In a crowded primary, that can make a difference.

Being a woman on the internet is a nightmare. How can we fix it?

Being a woman on the internet is a nightmare. How can we fix it?

A disinformation expert looks into this woefully understudied phenomenon.

The road to war was long and complicated. The way out may be, too.

April 5, 2022