[Marxism] Fwd: Purged Facebook Page Tied to the Kremlin Spread Anti-Immigrant Bile - The New York Times

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Wed Sep 13 06:57:58 MDT 2017

The notice went out on Facebook last year, calling citizens of Twin 
Falls, Idaho, to an urgent meeting about the “huge upsurge of violence 
toward American citizens” by Muslim refugees who had settled there.

The inflammatory post, however, originated not in Idaho but in Russia. 
The meeting’s sponsor, an anti-immigrant page called “Secured Borders,” 
was one of hundreds of fake Facebook accounts created by a Russian 
company with Kremlin ties to spread vitriolic messages on divisive issues.


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