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Sidney Blumenthal - part two

In part two, Blumenthal dissects the Iraq project - an "ideological dreamland" characterised by incompetence. "green zone of the mind" then on to torture and detention policy, the emergence of John McCain, unique challenge for the next president, and the end of an era
5 September 2008

In part two, Blumenthal dissects the Iraq project - an "ideological dreamland" characterised by incompetence. "green zone of the mind" then on to torture and detention policy, the emergence of John McCain, unique challenge for the next president, and the end of an era

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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?

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Emily Bell Leonard Tow Professor of Journalism and director, Tow Center for Digital Journalism, Columbia Journalism School

Anoa Changa Journalist focusing on electoral justice, social movements and culture

Peter Geoghegan openDemocracy investigations editor and author of 'Democracy for Sale: Dark Money and Dirty Politics'

Josh Rudolph Fellow for Malign Finance at the Alliance for Securing Democracy

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