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Date(s) - 10/17/2019
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

EUUC - Room 5


For years, the Russian government staff has pretended to be Americans posting complaints and jokes in online social media. The aim of the Russian operatives is to make Americans dislike, disrespect, and distrust one another more and more so that America is less able to restrain Russia from its international objectives. This class explores what is known about what the Russians are doing and what the consequences are for Americans. This class also explores the fault lines of American society that are revealed in the Russian posts, and the question raised about how to repair the damage created by these fake news posts.