One Man's Correlation Is Another Man's Causation: Fighting Disinformation Surrounding Migration
DisinformationDecember 12, 202300:18:50

One Man's Correlation Is Another Man's Causation: Fighting Disinformation Surrounding Migration

"This is an ongoing struggle, and perhaps the struggle of our time."

In this episode of Disinformation, Paul Brandus discusses the recent election in the Netherlands and the rise of the islamophobic and anti-immigration Geert Wilders and his Freedom Party. The Russians, known for their active measures, have been supporting Wilders, further highlighting their efforts to influence opinion in the West. Thea Gioe, a former CIA officer, joins the discussion and explains how migration issues are being exploited by various groups, including nationalist groups seeking to regain power.


[00:03:28] Migration in Sweden.

[00:05:07] Islamic immigration and crime statistics.

[00:10:08] Migration in Europe's perception.

[00:14:10] Fear of migrants' impact.


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Special thanks to our guest Thea Gioe, our sound designer and editor Noah Foutz, audio engineer Nathan Corson, and executive producers Michael DeAloia and Gerardo Orlando. Thanks so much for listening.

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