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Commentary

The World’s Worst Authoritarian Leaders Have Realised Nostalgia is Way More Powerful than Fact

Monday, 24 October 2016

If you have no real vision for where your country is heading, it’s much easier to wallow in invented pasts then plan for the future—and politicians who most dislike facts are also the most enthusiastic nostalgists. By Peter Pomerantsev, Senior Fellow at the Legatum Institute (Quartz)

Events

Fact-Checking in a Post-Factual World

Tuesday, 18 October 2016

The latest 1675 Club event explored key questions around the role of fact-checking in this increasingly uncertain political landscape.

Publications

Facts We Can Believe In: How to Make Fact-Checking Better

Friday, 7 October 2016

The latest ‘Beyond Propaganda’ paper looks at recent claims that we are living in a ‘post-fact’ world. Authored by Alistair Shawcross, this publication examines the role of fact-checking organisations in combatting disinformation and points towards recommendations for the future.