The rise of advanced information technologies has resulted in sophisticated efforts to fragment American society — from foreign actors like Russia, to conspiracy theorists and political campaigns — and these efforts are working. Braden Allenby tells us what this looks like, how it works and what we can do to restore a robust, pluralistic democracy.
Braden Allenby is Lincoln Professor of Engineering and Ethics; President’s Professor of Civil, Environmental, and Sustainable Engineering, and of Law; and co-chair of the Weaponized Narrative Initiative of the Center on the Future of War at Arizona State University.

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