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What may have led to founding @DefendDemocracy: Alice @StollmeyerEU’s early tweets about Russia, propaganda and disinformation (2012-2016)

Being interviewed for the Counter Intelligence Podcast (3 June 2019), I decided to look back on my earliest tweets (2012-2016) to see if they might give some background to why I founded Defending Democracy. I surprised even myself by what I found…

Some of my earliest tweets about Russian trolls, propaganda and disinformation

24 July 2014:

11 May 2015:

30 June 2015:

25 February 2016:

14 May 2016:

14 May 2016:

31 August 2016:

21 October 2016:

9 October 2016:

3 November 2016:

8 November 2016:

9 November 2016:

I wrote a blog, called: Winter is here. On Paris and politics after Trump. Quote: Helped by hackers, disinformation campaigns, automated propaganda, and opaque algorithms that influence what we see and read on social media and on search engines, we have entered an era of post-fact, post-truth politics. Trust in science is at stake. Trust in public institutions is at stake. Democracy is at stake. We can’t let that happen.

23 November 2016:

24 November 2016:

9 December 2016:

29 December 2016:

Some of my earliest tweets on Russia and its (geo)political warfare

5 February 2012:

7 April 2013:

24 September 2013:

7 April 2014:

20 July 2014:

19 August 2014:

23 October 2014:

7 November 2014:

15 January 2015:

7 February 2015:

21 April 2015:

30 June 2015:

4 August 2015:

16 February 2016:

28 September 2016:

14 October 2016:

16 November 2016:

22 November 2016:

29 November 2016:

10 December 2016:

12 December 2016:

14 December 2016:

29 December 2016:

Fast-forward to 8 November 2017: the day I officially founded Defending Democracy

Read all about our organisation and mission, how we humans are vulnerable cyborgs in a hybrid war and what we can do about it, and last but not least: join fellow freedom fighters and active citizens at our Democracy Drinks!

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@StollmeyerEU • 9th June 2019


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