On this week’s episode of Yeah Nah Pasaran! on 3CR we talk to Anke Richter [Twitter]. Anke is a Kiwi-Kraut, freelance journalist and foreign correspondent, taz columnist, lover and writer of books. Anke has also been involved with FACT Aotearoa (Fight Against Conspiracy Theories Aotearoa): ‘a grass-roots activist group made up of volunteers from all professions’ which is ‘committed to fighting against harmful conspiracy theories that harm the very fabric of New Zealand society’.
See/hear also : The anti-vaccination infodemic ‘is a cult’ – researcher, Kirsty Johnston and Michelle Duff, stuff, March 17, 2022 (‘A few years ago cult expert Anke Richter would not have called the anti-vaccine movement a cult. She would now. So what has changed?’) | The extremism visible at the parliament protest has been growing in NZ for years – is enough being done?, Paul Spoonley, The Conversation, March 2, 2022.
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