If extremism is all about unbelievable conspiracy theories, how come four out of ten people in the U.S. population believe them? Canadian right-wing extremists can provide some insight into this. Yes, Canada also has them,
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A friend of the Roman poet Martial once asked him why he went to watch lions devour slaves at the Coliseum. “These are my times,” replied Martial, “and I must know them.”
What the Covid Vaccine Confidence Campaign Misses Assume correlation. Anticipate reaction. Always amplify fear. I call it the Cult Leader’s Playbook, the step-by-step strategies used by David Koresh and Jim Jones to deceptively influence the
If I had a dollar for every politician that said, “Don’t make masks a political issue.” … Unfortunately, that dismissive statement is not an effective counter-message and it indicates a poor understanding of the true
I study how cult leaders, authoritarian leaders and domestic abusers use misinformation to coerce their victims. Here’s what I have to say about AI and
The term going ‘down the rabbit hole’ is becoming known in the security/counter-terrorism field as a euphemism for radicalization. When radicalization is discussed, I am