Trump, Putin, and the dangers of fake news

Resource Author:  Gary Kasparov
Resource Date:  01/16/2016
Resource Name:  The Parallax
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The past year was a somber one for democracies around the world, as distaste for political institutions and political elites reached a breaking point. Brexit triumphed over common sense, and united defense, in England. Extreme right-wing politicians continued their march to power in continental Europe. And the U.S. Electoral College victory of Donald Trump secured the election of a populist demagogue who openly criticizes the democratic system.