Trump’s legacy isn't just violence and QAnon. It's a broken information system

Published on: 19 January 2021 Written by: Mary Fitzgerald All articles by: Mary Fitzgerald

Talking to voters across the US, from gentle MAGA moms to armed militias, it’s clear why Trumpism has taken a deep hold – and why Biden must now take on Big Tech.

Live discussion: How can Americans fight dark money and disinformation?

Violence, corruption and cynicism threaten America's flagging democracy. Joe Biden has promised to revive it – but can his new administration stem the flow of online disinformation and shady political financing that has eroded the trust of many US voters? Join us on Thursday 21 January, 5pm UK time/12pm EST.

 

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