Misinformation in Ukraine’s national discourse

By Christina Pushaw As an American who follows Ukraine, I’m often asked how I keep up with the ever-changing political situation in the country. Despite Ukraine’s relatively free press and vibrant civil society, staying informed and avoiding fake news is easier said than done. Many of the most accessible English-language…

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Trump and end of racism?

By Uchenna Ekwo It is easy for Trump’s critics to label him as racist, narcissistic, ignorant, bigot, arrogant, misogynist, controversial, and suffering from intellectual disability and so on. Regardless of the opinion of his detractors, what is clear is that Trump is not stupid. For all that media and political pundits may…

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‘Fire and Fury’ isn’t fake news, but…

By Uchenna Ekwo When President Donald Trump threatened in August last year to unleash “fire and fury” against North Korea if it endangered the United States, little did he know that journalist Michael Wolff would use his exact same words as a book title to detonate a literary missile that…

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