dezinformatsiya: the Soviet-era Russian term for false information distributed to confuse the opposition and render the rational process of sincere political deliberation impossible. The destruction of the public sphere of honest, participatory political discussion by free citizens is a prerequisite for the seizure of control by a rigidly coordinated, centralized, hierarchical political party dedicated to expanding its grip on power in every sphere of government and society.


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