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We Just Witnessed the Dangers of the Autocratic Disinformation Playbook | Union of Concerned Scientists

Even with all the warning signs that something like this could happen, there was nothing that could have mentally prepared us to watch a mob storm the halls of the US Capitol building this week, disrupting a process that is a constitutional function and threatening the safety of hundreds of elected officials and staff.

But sadly these events were a predictable outcome of an autocrat’s deadly disinformation spiral.

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Source: We Just Witnessed the Dangers of the Autocratic Disinformation Playbook – Union of Concerned Scientists

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