Russians, go home. Leave Ukraine. Save yourselves. Don’t die in vein in a senseless war — a vanity project of one man. There will be no glory for you or your family in this war. For your mom and your children, go home. Live, even in jail. Putin will not rule Russian forever.
WARNING. Someone using the phone number +1 (202) 7549885 is impersonating me. If you connect on a video platform with this number, you will see an AI-generated "deep fake" that looks and talks like me. It is not me. This is a new Russian weapon of war. Be careful.
For those of us who study autocracies, including elections in autocracies, there were a lot of familiar messages, symbols, and methods on display this week at the #RNCConvention . THREAD
LePen in France and Jansa in Slovenia losing on the same day is a giant victory for the renewal of democratic values in Europe and a huge setback for populist nationalism! Maybe the global tide is turning?
"The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything." ― Albert Einstein