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Democracy and The Online: It’s Complicated

March 31st, 2020

David Karpf discusses the challenges that the online space presents for democracies.

You can find some of the published work that David refers to in the podcast below:

Analytic Activism: Digital Listening and the New Political Strategy

On Digital Disinformation and Democratic Myths

The interview today was conducted by Chelsea Daymon, and the show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour.

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Your Sons Are at Your Service: Tunisia’s Missionaries of Jihad

March 22nd, 2020

Aaron Zelin discusses his new book "Your Son Are at Your Service: Tunisia's Missionaries of Jihad."

The interview today was conducted by Chelsea Daymon, and the show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour.

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Operation GLOWING SYMPHONY Documents and Discussion

March 7th, 2020

Michael Martelle discusses the recent release of documents related to Operation Glowing Symphony.

The documents and a broader analysis can be found at the National Security Archive:

Joint Task Force ARES and Operation GLOWING SYMPHONY: Cyber Command's Internet War Against ISIL

USCYBERCOM After Action Assessments of Operation GLOWING SYMPHONY

 The interview today was conducted by Chelsea Daymon, and the show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour.

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The Media World of ISIS

February 17th, 2020

Michael Krona discusses his latest collected volume "The Media World of ISIS."

The interview today was conducted by Chelsea Daymon, and the show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour.

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Accelerationism and the Threat to American Democracy

January 29th, 2020

Jade Parker discusses accelerationism and the unique threat it poses to American democracy.

The interview today was conducted by Chelsea Daymon, and the show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour.

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“Pine Tree” Twitter and the Shifting Ideological Foundations of Eco-Extremism

January 11th, 2020

Brian Hughes discusses his latest article "Pine Tree" Twitter and the Shifting Idelogical Foundations of Eco-Extremism [PDF].

More of Brian's works can be found:

Thriving in Exile: Toward a Materialist Analysis of the Alt-Right:
 
https://www.boundary2.org/2019/09/brian-hughes-thriving-from-exile-toward-a-materialist-analysis-of-the-alt-right/
 
Occult Economy and the Far Right Grift
 
https://www.radicalrightanalysis.com/2018/11/22/occult-economy-and-the-far-right-grift/
 
Blog:
 
mrbrianhughes.wordpress.com
 
Background for this conversation:
 
The Eco-Fascists are Coming
 
 
Eco-Fascisms and Eco-Socialisms
 
 
Inside the Unabomber’s Odd and Furious Online Revival
 

 

The interview today was conducted by Chelsea Daymon, and the show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour.

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Can the Next President Dismantle an Inherited Drone War?

November 19th, 2019

David Sterman discusses his article "Can The Next President Dismantle an Inherited Drone War?"

The interview today was conducted by Chelsea Daymon, and the show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour.

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Homegrown Hate

October 23rd, 2019

Ryan Thorpe discusses his article Homegrown Hate. You can find a list of Ryan's work here.

The interview today was conducted by Chelsea Daymon, and the show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour.

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Islamic State Foreign Fighter Hubs in Tunisia

October 5th, 2019

Nate Rosenblatt discusses his new paper: The Architects of Salvation: How IS Foreign Fighter Recruitment Hubs Emerged in Tunisia [PDF].

The interview today was conducted by Chelsea Daymon, and the show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour.

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Tech Companies and Terrorism

September 10th, 2019

Chris Meserole discusses how tech companies have dealt with terrorism and online extremism - and what they can do about it in the future. 

If you would like to know more make sure to read Chris' works: Terrorist Definitions and Designations Lists: What Technology Companies Need to Know and How Big Tech Can Fight White Supremacist Terrorism.

The interview today was conducted by Chelsea Daymon, and the show is produced by Chelsea Daymon and Sina Kashefipour.

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