Today on the show, social and cultural critic Henry Giroux joins Thursday host Allen Ruff to talk about manufactured ignorance, the infodemic, neoliberal capitalism, and other threats to education and […]
Proposed overhauls to Wisconsin’s elections part of national tre...
Last week, Wisconsin’s Republican lawmakers proposed sweeping overhauls to how the state conducts its elections. The six bills would change requirements for indefinitely confined voters, institute stricter voter ID laws […]
Split Show: Threats to Social Security and Election Misinformation
Social Security enjoys broad bipartisan support among voters, but top GOP officials like President Trump and Mitch McConnell have made it clear they intend to defund it at the first […]
When Conspiracy Theories Go Viral — Misinformation During the Pandem...
Last week, a video making spurious claims about COVID-19 went viral on the internet despite being repeatedly removed from social media platforms for violating community standards. Why did so many […]
New app seeks to counter misinformation during COVID-19 pandemic
The rapid spread of information is a powerful tool for public health officials fighting COVID-19. But what happens when their messages get distorted or altered? Dhavan Shah is the Director […]