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QAnon, Slender Man, and Our Paranoid Surveillance Society

What do internet-born urban legends tell us about deep-rooted societal anxieties?

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DDonald Trump was supposed to be the main event at his rally in Tampa, Florida, in early August. Instead, thanks to a number of people in the crowd sporting T-shirts emblazoned with the letter ‘Q,’ and others who held cardboard ‘Q’…

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