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In The Tank (ep195) – "Luxury Communism," News in the Digital Age, Deepfakes

June 14, 2019

Heartland's Donald Kendal, and Justin Haskins are joined by Isaac Orr and Jim Lakely in episode #195 of the In The Tank Podcast. Featured in today's podcast is work from the RAND Corporation, Reason Foundation, and the Brookings Institution.

Heartland's Donald Kendal, and Justin Haskins are joined by Isaac Orr and Jim Lakely in episode #195 of the In The Tank Podcast. This weekly podcast features (as always) interviews, debates, and roundtable discussions that explore the work of think tanks across the country. The show is available for download as part of the Heartland Daily Podcast every Friday. Featured in today's podcast is work from The Heartland Institute, the RAND Corporation, Reason Foundation, and the Brookings Institution.


SOCIALISM
NYT - The World Is a Mess. We Need Fully Automated Luxury Communism.

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/11/opinion/fully-automated-luxury-communism.html


CURRENT STATE OF NEWS
RAND Corp. - Analysis of News in the Digital Age: Three Takeaways
https://www.rand.org/blog/2019/05/rands-analysis-of-news-in-the-digital-age-three-takeaways.html


SOCIAL MEDIA
Reason Foundation - YouTube Punishes Steven Crowder for Homophobic Speech, a Confused Approach to an Unsolvable Problem

https://reason.com/2019/06/05/steven-crowder-youtube-carlos-maza-speech-videos/printer/


DEEPFAKES
Brookings Institution - Deepfakes, social media, and the 2020 election
https://www.brookings.edu/blog/techtank/2019/06/03/deepfakes-social-media-and-the-2020-election/

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Donny Kendal is a graphic designer for The Heartland Institute and the host of Heartland's "In the Tank" podcast.
dkendal@heartland.org @InTheTankPod
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Justin Haskins is the Editorial Director and a Research Fellow at The Heartland Institute.
jhaskins@heartland.org @JustinTHaskins
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Isaac Orr is a policy fellow at the Center of the American Experiment on mining and energy issues and a policy advisor for The Heartland Institute.
isaac.orr@americanexperiment.org @thefrackingguy
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Jim Lakely is the Interim President and Director of Communications of The Heartland Institute.
jlakely@heartland.org @jlakely