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Boston Herald
Boston police union files injunction to stop body camera pilot programthe arbitration process “a hollow formality.” “Furthermore, the BPPA draws the
Boston police union files injunction to stop body camera pilot program
Boston Herald / Posted 2 hours ago
the arbitration process “a hollow formality.” “Furthermore, the BPPA draws the Court’s attention to a large-scale 2016 Rand Corporation study showing that officers wearing body cameras are no less likely to use force but are 15% more likely to... Read more
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Philly.com
When leaders' temperament leads to disasterscannot tolerate personal criticism." While we will not take a position on the
When leaders' temperament leads to disasters
Philly.com / Posted 13 hours ago
cannot tolerate personal criticism." While we will not take a position on the accusations in the open letter, our recent RAND Corporation book, Blinders, Blunders and Wars, does shed light on the consequences of a leader's temperament and its... Read more
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Calcutta News
Friends Who Lost Friends in Afghanistan?s American University Attack Share Heartbreak on FacebookShi'ite Hazara community, killed 80. Islamic State claimed it. Rebecca Zimmerm
Friends Who Lost Friends in Afghanistan?s American University Attack Share Heartbreak on Facebook
Calcutta News / Posted yesterday
Shi'ite Hazara community, killed 80. Islamic State claimed it. Rebecca Zimmerman, an analyst with California-based RAND Corporation, tweeted that the attack showed Kabul's continued vulnerability to breach-and-enter attack operations. New... Read more
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The Forward
Is Spiralling Crime Turning Arab Israeli Towns Into No-Go Areas?more Arabs will help. There is an effort to sign up more Bedouin, Druze and Isr
Is Spiralling Crime Turning Arab Israeli Towns Into No-Go Areas?
The Forward / Posted yesterday
more Arabs will help. There is an effort to sign up more Bedouin, Druze and Israeli-Arab officers. But a study by the RAND corporation commissioned by the Israeli government warned diversifying the force wouldn’t be sufficient. The think-tank... Read more
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Reuters
In crime-ridden Israeli Arab city, police seek new approachmore Arabs will help. There is an effort to sign up more Bedouin, Druze and Isr
In crime-ridden Israeli Arab city, police seek new approach
Reuters / Posted yesterday
more Arabs will help. There is an effort to sign up more Bedouin, Druze and Israeli-Arab officers. But a study by the RAND corporation commissioned by the Israeli government warned diversifying the force wouldn’t be sufficient. The think-tank... Read more
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New America Media
DIAGNOSIS UNPREPARED: Geriatric ERs Reduce Stress, Medical Risks For EldersHwang said. About 60 percent of elderly patients who get hospitalized come thro
DIAGNOSIS UNPREPARED: Geriatric ERs Reduce Stress, Medical Risks For Elders
New America Media / Posted yesterday
Hwang said. About 60 percent of elderly patients who get hospitalized come through the emergency room, according to a 2013 Rand Corporation study. A quarter of those hospitalizations are preventable, according to one 2012 federal study.... Read more
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BBC News
Is getting more sleep better for your career?on-court performance by increasing their sleep to 10 hours a night for five to
Is getting more sleep better for your career?
BBC News / Posted yesterday
on-court performance by increasing their sleep to 10 hours a night for five to seven weeks. In the UK, research by the Rand Corporation, based on data from 21,822 employees, found that the productivity of those who slept between seven and eight... Read more
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The Hill
Getting technical: Preparing high school students for the workforce America needshelp America stay competitive in the new era. Gabriella C. Gonzalez is a senio
Getting technical: Preparing high school students for the workforce America needs
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
help America stay competitive in the new era. Gabriella C. Gonzalez is a senior sociologist at the nonprofit, nonpartisan RAND Corporation. Robert Bozick is a senior sociologist at RAND and the associate director of RAND Labor and Population. The... Read more
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Boston Globe
Is a homework backlash brewing after teacher’s note goes viral?that “homework overload is the exception rather than the norm, according to res
Is a homework backlash brewing after teacher’s note goes viral?
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
that “homework overload is the exception rather than the norm, according to research from the Brookings Institution and the Rand Corporation. Their researchers analyzed data from a variety of sources and concluded that the majority of US students... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Louisiana's sinking coast a $100 billion nightmare for Big Oil610 miles of pipeline could be exposed over the next 25 years, according to one
Louisiana's sinking coast a $100 billion nightmare for Big Oil
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
610 miles of pipeline could be exposed over the next 25 years, according to one study by Louisiana State University and the Rand Corporation. Private industry owns more than 80 percent of Louisiana's coast. The land loss exacerbates another natural... Read more
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USA Today
Nation-building doesn't always fail: David Andelmannation-building that Trump and the early George W. Bush failed to understand is
Nation-building doesn't always fail: David Andelman
USA Today / Posted 4 days ago
nation-building that Trump and the early George W. Bush failed to understand is its very definition. James Dobbins of the RAND Corporation defines it to me as “the use of armed force, along with other instruments in the aftermath of a conflict, to... Read more
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Fortune
Predictive Policing Did Nothing to Prevent Violence in ChicagoNew research led by RAND Corporation criminologist Jessica Saunders has conclud
Predictive Policing Did Nothing to Prevent Violence in Chicago
Fortune / Posted 5 days ago
New research led by RAND Corporation criminologist Jessica Saunders has concluded that a Chicago experiment in predictive policing was, at least in its early stages, a failure. The program, launched in 2013, used data analytics to identify... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Louisiana's sinking coast a $100 billion nightmare for Big Oil610 miles of pipeline could be exposed over the next 25 years, according to one
Louisiana's sinking coast a $100 billion nightmare for Big Oil
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
610 miles of pipeline could be exposed over the next 25 years, according to one study by Louisiana State University and the Rand Corporation. Private industry owns more than 80 percent of Louisiana's coast. The land loss exacerbates another natural... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
It’s time to use sustainable sources of energyengineer and petroleum geologist, held numerous patents on underground storage
It’s time to use sustainable sources of energy
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 6 days ago
engineer and petroleum geologist, held numerous patents on underground storage of petroleum products. He also worked at the Rand Corporation on underground petroleum product storage. He found that the most difficult problem with pressurized storage... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Louisiana's sinking coast a $100 billion nightmare for Big Oil610 miles of pipeline could be exposed over the next 25 years, according to one
Louisiana's sinking coast a $100 billion nightmare for Big Oil
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
610 miles of pipeline could be exposed over the next 25 years, according to one study by Louisiana State University and the Rand Corporation. Private industry owns more than 80 percent of Louisiana's coast. The land loss exacerbates another natural... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Louisiana's sinking coast a $100 billion nightmare for Big Oil610 miles of pipeline could be exposed over the next 25 years, according to one
Louisiana's sinking coast a $100 billion nightmare for Big Oil
The Daily Comet / Posted 6 days ago
610 miles of pipeline could be exposed over the next 25 years, according to one study by Louisiana State University and the Rand Corporation. Private industry owns more than 80 percent of Louisiana's coast. The land loss exacerbates another natural... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Louisiana's sinking coast a $100 billion nightmare for Big Oil610 miles of pipeline could be exposed over the next 25 years, according to one
Louisiana's sinking coast a $100 billion nightmare for Big Oil
The Houma Courier / Posted 6 days ago
610 miles of pipeline could be exposed over the next 25 years, according to one study by Louisiana State University and the Rand Corporation. Private industry owns more than 80 percent of Louisiana's coast. The land loss exacerbates another natural... Read more
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Daily Star
China being 'forced to lash out at America' as citizens demand all-out WARChina's territorial claim is here shown on a map of the South China Sea His re
China being 'forced to lash out at America' as citizens demand all-out WAR
Daily Star / Posted 6 days ago
China's territorial claim is here shown on a map of the South China Sea His remarks come as a new report from America's RAND Corporation think tank warned the risk of hostilities "cannot be ignored". The report cautioned that both sides have... Read more
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The Economic Times
Twitter suspends 2.35 lakh accounts for terrorism talk, IS poststhey used at least 46,000 accounts of the terror group between September and De
Twitter suspends 2.35 lakh accounts for terrorism talk, IS posts
The Economic Times / Posted 6 days ago
they used at least 46,000 accounts of the terror group between September and December 2014. American non-profit think tank RAND Corporation studied IS support networks on Twitter between July 2014 and May 2015. They found over 75,000 accounts... Read more
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Op-Ed News
While Beijing and Manila talk, Washington spoiling for a fightof the industrial-military-surveillance-endless war complex has been, what else
While Beijing and Manila talk, Washington spoiling for a fight
Op-Ed News / Posted 7 days ago
of the industrial-military-surveillance-endless war complex has been, what else, to predict war. It's all here, in this RAND Corporation report, a mix of policy recommendation, wishful thinking and barely repressed warmongering. Well, it does... Read more
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FOX News
New nutrition labels will do little to bring quality to American dietthat will work in the consumer’s favor, and not against it. Deborah A. Cohen i
New nutrition labels will do little to bring quality to American diet
FOX News / Posted 7 days ago
that will work in the consumer’s favor, and not against it. Deborah A. Cohen is a senior natural scientist at the RAND Corporation, and the author of "A Big Fat Crisis: The Hidden Influences Behind the Obesity Epidemic-and How We Can End... Read more
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Philly.com
Philly420: Why is Penn State still arresting students for pot?Zero for robbery and zero for rape. This enforcement focus on first-year tokin
Philly420: Why is Penn State still arresting students for pot?
Philly.com / Posted 7 days ago
Zero for robbery and zero for rape. This enforcement focus on first-year toking isn't cheap. I used a calculation based on RAND Corporation estimates that it costs $1,266 to perform an arrest for marijuana. So, the Penn State figures would suggest... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Way Back When...1896for several years before retiring from it in 1948 and moving to Darien. He went
Way Back When...1896
Darien News-Review / Posted 8 days ago
for several years before retiring from it in 1948 and moving to Darien. He went on to serve as vice president of the Sperry Rand Corporation and as president of the West Point alumni association. The year Lt. Gen. Leslie Richard Groves Jr., the... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Way Back When...1896for several years before retiring from it in 1948 and moving to Darien. He went
Way Back When...1896
The New Canaan News / Posted 8 days ago
for several years before retiring from it in 1948 and moving to Darien. He went on to serve as vice president of the Sperry Rand Corporation and as president of the West Point alumni association. The year Lt. Gen. Leslie Richard Groves Jr., the... Read more
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New Kerala
IS opponents on Twitter six times greater than supporters - newkerala.com #106569tailor messages and target them to specific communities," Elizabeth Bodine-Baro
IS opponents on Twitter six times greater than supporters - newkerala.com #106569
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
tailor messages and target them to specific communities," Elizabeth Bodine-Baron, study's lead author and an engineer at RAND Corporation, an American nonprofit research organisatio, said in a statement. The researchers used a variety of methods... Read more
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New Times San Luis Obispo
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CAwill receive an opportunity to broaden horizons that could otherwise have stagn
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CA
New Times San Luis Obispo / Posted 8 days ago
will receive an opportunity to broaden horizons that could otherwise have stagnated. According to a 2013 study by the RAND Corporation, funded by the Department of Justice, incarcerated individuals who participated in correctional education... Read more
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PhysOrg
US social media strategy can weaken ISIS influence on Twitterthan ISIS supporters, but those sympathetic to the group are more active on the
US social media strategy can weaken ISIS influence on Twitter
PhysOrg / Posted 9 days ago
than ISIS supporters, but those sympathetic to the group are more active on the social media platform, according to a new RAND Corporation study. Analyzing more than 23 million tweets posted in Arabic over a 10-month period, researchers found... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
More Bombs, More Shells, More Napalm: Nation Building Through Foreign InterventionUpon being named Secretary of Defense by John F Kennedy, McNamara surrounded hi
More Bombs, More Shells, More Napalm: Nation Building Through Foreign Intervention
Naked Capitalism / Posted 10 days ago
Upon being named Secretary of Defense by John F Kennedy, McNamara surrounded himself with ‘Whiz Kid’ analysts from the Rand Corporation, aiming to bring economics and operations research into the DoD. This produced policies and data that offer... Read more
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Daily Star
World War 3 build-up: US and China armies are preparing war which could cripple worldformer chief intelligence adviser David Gompert laid out the chilling scenarios
World War 3 build-up: US and China armies are preparing war which could cripple world
Daily Star / Posted 11 days ago
former chief intelligence adviser David Gompert laid out the chilling scenarios for world war and peace in a report for Rand Corporation. He said the US would outgun China today. But he said the east Asian nation was rapidly closing the gap... Read more
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express
SHOCK REPORT: US and China armies are planning for war which could plunge world into chaosformer chief intelligence adviser David Gompert laid out the chilling scenarios
SHOCK REPORT: US and China armies are planning for war which could plunge world into chaos
express / Posted 11 days ago
former chief intelligence adviser David Gompert laid out the chilling scenarios for world war and peace in a report for Rand Corporation. Mr Gompert said: "If hostilities erupted, both have ample forces, technology, industrial might, and... Read more
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Adelaide Now
China, US war would ‘shatter world’between them would rock the entire world economy. That is the frightening warn
China, US war would ‘shatter world’
Adelaide Now / Posted 11 days ago
between them would rock the entire world economy. That is the frightening warning issued by research organisation, Rand Corporation, which highlights how the US and China remain at loggerheads over several regional disputes with large... Read more
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Perth Now
China, US war would ‘shatter world’between them would rock the entire world economy. That is the frightening warn
China, US war would ‘shatter world’
Perth Now / Posted 11 days ago
between them would rock the entire world economy. That is the frightening warning issued by research organisation, Rand Corporation, which highlights how the US and China remain at loggerheads over several regional disputes with large... Read more
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News.com.au
Unthinkable war ‘needs to be thought about’between them would rock the entire world economy. That is the frightening warn
Unthinkable war ‘needs to be thought about’
News.com.au / Posted 11 days ago
between them would rock the entire world economy. That is the frightening warning issued by research organisation, Rand Corporation, which highlights how the US and China remain at loggerheads over several regional disputes with large... Read more
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The Courier Mail
China, US war would ‘shatter world’between them would rock the entire world economy. That is the frightening warn
China, US war would ‘shatter world’
The Courier Mail / Posted 11 days ago
between them would rock the entire world economy. That is the frightening warning issued by research organisation, Rand Corporation, which highlights how the US and China remain at loggerheads over several regional disputes with large... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australia could play pivotal role in a US-China war:Obama intelligence chiefdestructive and could erupt if regional disputes already underway overheat. Th
Australia could play pivotal role in a US-China war:Obama intelligence chief
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 11 days ago
destructive and could erupt if regional disputes already underway overheat. The 115-page document by the Washington-based RAND Corporation also suggests Australia, as a close American ally, could play a pivotal role if tensions with Beijing... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
A truly pointless gesturePutin has already changed the borders of Europe through force, and there's no r
A truly pointless gesture
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 13 days ago
Putin has already changed the borders of Europe through force, and there's no reason to think he's necessarily done. A RAND Corporation study says that Russian forces could reach the capitals of the Baltic States in less than 60 hours. Why... Read more
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The Register
Post-Silk Road, Feds bust chaps for 'dealing heroin, coke' on world's largest dark web soukand fines of up to $1m apiece if convicted. While the CCDSF will be toasting t
Post-Silk Road, Feds bust chaps for 'dealing heroin, coke' on world's largest dark web souk
The Register / Posted 14 days ago
and fines of up to $1m apiece if convicted. While the CCDSF will be toasting the indictments as a success, a study by the RAND Corporation shows that they are fighting a losing battle. The study found that since the Feds took down Silk Road, one... Read more
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Business Wire
Pennsylvania Physician General Joins Recovery Centers of America’s Advisory Board to Discuss State’s Plans for Addiction TreatmentHerschman, Ph.D., Former CCO of CRC Health Corporation Martin Iguchi, Ph.D., S
Pennsylvania Physician General Joins Recovery Centers of America’s Advisory Board to Discuss State’s Plans for Addiction Treatment
Business Wire / Posted 14 days ago
Herschman, Ph.D., Former CCO of CRC Health Corporation Martin Iguchi, Ph.D., Senior Behavioral Scientist at RAND Corporation Adam Brooks, Ph.D., Co-Director of the Treatment Research Institute “This first advisory board meeting... Read more
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Orange County Register
Infrastructure design must change with climateeconomic benefits and last for many decades to come. Robert J. Lempert is a se
Infrastructure design must change with climate
Orange County Register / Posted 14 days ago
economic benefits and last for many decades to come. Robert J. Lempert is a senior scientist at the nonprofit, nonpartisan RAND Corporation and director of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for Longer Range Global Policy and the Future Human... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
Uncoordinated military action in event of N.K. collapse could lead to U.S.-China war: reportin the event of North Korea's collapse could lead to war between the U.S. and C
Uncoordinated military action in event of N.K. collapse could lead to U.S.-China war: report
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 16 days ago
in the event of North Korea's collapse could lead to war between the U.S. and China, a U.S. research institute said. RAND Corporation raised the prospect in a report titled, "War with China: Thinking Through the Unthinkable," saying the two... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Here's How A US-China War Could Play Outbetween Russia and NATO states, but also a real risk any such war would go nucl
Here's How A US-China War Could Play Out
Zero Hedge / Posted 16 days ago
between Russia and NATO states, but also a real risk any such war would go nuclear. Last week, U.S.-based think tank RAND Corporation – which also studied the prospects of war in the NATO member Baltic states – unveiled its latest thinking on... Read more
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Herald Sun
The coming war with Chinamissile inventories are depleted or destroyed,” the report reads. But an earli
The coming war with China
Herald Sun / Posted 17 days ago
missile inventories are depleted or destroyed,” the report reads. But an earlier 2008 war game, also conducted by the RAND Corporation, exposed a potential ‘Achilles heel’ in stealth fighter operations. These single-seat aircraft need frequent... Read more
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Crosscut
Can coding create a new future for Washington prisoners?programs has emerged as a leading strategy to improve the numbers. Limited res
Can coding create a new future for Washington prisoners?
Crosscut / Posted 17 days ago
programs has emerged as a leading strategy to improve the numbers. Limited research supports this approach. A study by the RAND Corporation revealed that participation in prison education was associated with an over 40 percent reduction in... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Say Hello To Southeast Asia's New Silk Roadssovereignty. And one thing is clear. If the Pentagon goes for the monkey busin
Say Hello To Southeast Asia's New Silk Roads
Zero Hedge / Posted 17 days ago
sovereignty. And one thing is clear. If the Pentagon goes for the monkey business option, all hell will break loose. The RAND Corporation is already on freak out mode just because the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force flew the long-range... Read more
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New York Post
Obama’s nuclear fantasy would make the world more dangerousPutin has already changed the borders of Europe through force, and there’s no r
Obama’s nuclear fantasy would make the world more dangerous
New York Post / Posted 18 days ago
Putin has already changed the borders of Europe through force, and there’s no reason to think he’s necessarily done. A Rand Corporation study says that Russian forces could reach the capitals of the Baltic states in less than 60 hours. Why... Read more
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WA Today
The Trump campaign has odd parallels with Russian propaganda's 'firehose of falsehoods'have been inconceivable during the Cold War," write social scientists Christoph
The Trump campaign has odd parallels with Russian propaganda's 'firehose of falsehoods'
WA Today / Posted 18 days ago
have been inconceivable during the Cold War," write social scientists Christopher Paul and Miriam Matthews at the US-based RAND Corporation in a report whose description of Russian propaganda bears uncomfortable parallels with the digital torrent... Read more
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Canberra Times
The Trump campaign has odd parallels with Russian propaganda's 'firehose of falsehoods'have been inconceivable during the Cold War," write social scientists Christoph
The Trump campaign has odd parallels with Russian propaganda's 'firehose of falsehoods'
Canberra Times / Posted 18 days ago
have been inconceivable during the Cold War," write social scientists Christopher Paul and Miriam Matthews at the US-based RAND Corporation in a report whose description of Russian propaganda bears uncomfortable parallels with the digital torrent... Read more
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Brisbane Times
The Trump campaign has odd parallels with Russian propaganda's 'firehose of falsehoods'have been inconceivable during the Cold War," write social scientists Christoph
The Trump campaign has odd parallels with Russian propaganda's 'firehose of falsehoods'
Brisbane Times / Posted 18 days ago
have been inconceivable during the Cold War," write social scientists Christopher Paul and Miriam Matthews at the US-based RAND Corporation in a report whose description of Russian propaganda bears uncomfortable parallels with the digital torrent... Read more
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The Age
Trump campaign's odd parallels with Russian propaganda's 'firehose of falsehoods'have been inconceivable during the Cold War," write social scientists Christoph
Trump campaign's odd parallels with Russian propaganda's 'firehose of falsehoods'
The Age / Posted 18 days ago
have been inconceivable during the Cold War," write social scientists Christopher Paul and Miriam Matthews at the US-based RAND Corporation in a report whose description of Russian propaganda bears uncomfortable parallels with the digital torrent... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Trump campaign's odd parallels with Russian propaganda's 'firehose of falsehoods'have been inconceivable during the Cold War," write social scientists Christoph
Trump campaign's odd parallels with Russian propaganda's 'firehose of falsehoods'
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 18 days ago
have been inconceivable during the Cold War," write social scientists Christopher Paul and Miriam Matthews at the US-based RAND Corporation in a report whose description of Russian propaganda bears uncomfortable parallels with the digital torrent... Read more
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