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Venezuela crisis: A brief history | IN 60 SECONDS Venezuela crisis: A brief history | IN 60 SECONDS

What’s playing out on headlines and television screens today in Venezuela is a confrontation with the narco- dictatorship. It began in 1998 when Hugo Chavez was elected. He immediately began to dismantle the democratic institutions of Venezuela, and consolidate power into the hands of the executive. That revolution also made common cause with narco-traffickers, with…

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Could deepfakes weaken democracy? | The Economist Could deepfakes weaken democracy? | The Economist

Democracy is easy It’s like stealing ice cream from a baby I genuinely love the process of manipulating people online for money We just want to predict your future behaviours These videos are all deepfakes Synthesised content created using artificial intelligence Fake, fake, disgusting news Deepfakes will make for even more complicated arguments… …about what…

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