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Author archive for Dr. Alexis Henshaw

  • Nov042022

    Social Media, Conspiracies, and Brazil’s Presidential Transition

    On October 30, 2022, Brazilians voted in a presidential election that was closely watched around the world. For scholars of…

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  • Feb242022

    Communication Technologies, Conspiracies, and Disinformation in Latin America: COVID-19 and Beyond

    The topic of Spanish-language misinformation and disinformation has received increasing attention in recent years, with a special focus on the…

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  • Jun112021

    Crime, Cryptocurrency, and El Salvador’s Big Bet on Bitcoin

    This week, El Salvador made headlines as the first country to adopt bitcoin as a form of legal tender. Although…

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  • Mar292021

    Bringing Women, Peace and Security Online: Mainstreaming Gender in Responses to Online Extremism

    This report is also available in French, German and Arabic. Please read on for the Introduction. Over the past two…

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  • Jan222021

    Extremism in the Manosphere During the Presidential Transition

    In recent months, the use of technology and social media to advance conspiracies and far-right ideologies has been the subject…

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  • Sep012020

    Technology and Extremism in the Women, Peace, and Security Agenda

    This fall marks the 20th anniversary of UN Security Council Resolution 1325, the first of ten resolutions comprising the backbone…

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  • May132020

    Extremist Responses to COVID-19 in Latin America

    Expansion of the COVID-19 pandemic has been leveraged by armed non-state actors in numerous ways. Much of the attention to…

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  • Feb132020

    Online Extremism in Latin America- An Overview

    A look at the landscape of online extremism in Latin America stands to add to our overall understanding of this…

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