Centre For Disinformation Studies Chloe Ketels

QAnon and the Tale of America’s Subjective Reality

The rise of conspiracy theory communities on the Internet… And in American politics  Conspiracy theories are not a new phenomenon. However, in today’s digital environment, their role and importance has drastically changed. While these movements were previously mainly confined to obscure and secluded forums of the Internet, they now proliferate and flourish anywhere from Twitter Read More…

Adena Eliasoph Society, Culture, and Security

The Politics of Personality: The (de)stabilizing Effects of Political Attitudes

Temperament plays an increasingly relevant role in the success or failure of a political office. Adena Eliasoph explores the media’s role in responsibly informing the public and the impact that ‘identity politics’ can have on global economies, civil society, and multilateralism.

Editors' Forum Isabel Zucchero

What’s In Store for Canada and the Trump Administration?

Today’s inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States marks the official start to the business mogul’s venture into politics. The somewhat ominous prospects of Trump’s leadership have other states, Canada included, wondering what’s in store once the Republicans take the White House. We asked the Program Editors here at the Read More…

Adam Feldman Andi Asimetaj Editors' Forum Layla Wahbi Natasha Dobrijevic

Should the White House Veto the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA)?

Should 9/11 survivors and victims’ families be able to sue Saudi Arabia for damages? For this week’s Editors’ Forum, we asked the NAOC Program Editors whether the White House should veto the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA), which recently passed through the Senate and awaits a hearing and vote in the House of Representatives.