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United States

The US is unique in that it is the only demo­c­ra­t­ic coun­try in the world where its own gov­ern­ment, under the Trump admin­is­tra­tion, and a major polit­i­cal par­ty have employed the same kind of influ­ence oper­a­tions tar­get­ing its pop­u­la­tion nor­mal­ly asso­ci­at­ed with author­i­tar­i­an actors such as Rus­sia and China.

June 2nd, 2022 15:37
Two-Thirds of US Republicans Agree With “Great Replacement” Conspiracy Theory Pushed by Global National Conservatives
US media is reporting on a new survey indicating that 2/3 of Republicans agree with a core belief of the so-called "Great Replacement" conspiracy theory. As the Vice report describes,...
May 30th, 2022 15:41
US Shuts Down Disinformation Governance Board After Launch Three Weeks Earlier
US media is reporting that just three weeks after being announced, the first "Disinformation Governance Board" of the US Department of Homeland Security is being shut down following what the...
May 23rd, 2022 12:57
Hungarian Racist Featured Speaker at US Republican Political Event in Budapest
UK media is reporting that what is described as a "notorious Hungarian racist" was a featured speaker on the second day of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), a US...
May 17th, 2022 15:03
Tucker Carlson Claims US Ukraine Assistance “Payback” for Alleged Russian Theft of 2016 Presidential Election
US media is reporting that Fox News superstar Tucker Carlson has claimed that US aid to Ukraine is "payback" for Russia allegedly stealing the 2016 election from Hillary Clinton. According...
April 22nd, 2022 08:46
Popular Twitter Account Spreads Anti-LGBTQ Sentiment to US Rightwing
US media is reporting on a popular Twitter account that has become a "social media phenomenon" that spreads anti-LGBTQ+ sentiment and has become part of the right-wing media ecosystem. According...
April 20th, 2022 13:43
Dozens of US Political Candidates Affiliated with QAnon
US media is reporting that dozens of US politicians running for state and federal offices are aligning themselves with the QAnon conspiracy movement. According to a Grid news report: April...
April 19th, 2022 17:11
Leading US Conservatives Push Bioweapons Conspiracy in Podcasts, Study Finds
The Brookings Institution, a US think tank, recently reported that in their podcasts, leading US conservatives are promoting false theories about the existence of US-supported biological weapons capabilities in Ukraine....
April 11th, 2022 13:32
US Influencers Dismiss Evidence of Russian War Crimes in Ukraine
US media is reporting on how some US influencers are responding to the recently discovered evidence of war crimes committed by Russian troops in Ukraine. According to a report in...
April 6th, 2022 14:54
Tucker Carlson Cackles About Orban Reelection in Hungary
Fox News star Tucker Carlson has continued his longstanding support and defense of Hungary and Viktor Orban, its re-elected authoritarian prime minister. In a recent broadcast, Carlson attacked critics of...
March 13th, 2022 11:23
QAnon Conspiracy Theorists Amplifying Russian Claims of US Bioweapons Labs in Ukraine
US media is reporting that QAnon conspiracy theorists are amplifying Russian information alleging US bioweapons labs in Ukraine. According to a Newsweek report: Pentagon spokesman John Kirby on Wednesday denied...