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On If Then, Slate’s April Glaser and Will Oremus discuss recent tech news and take a deeper dive into this week’s congressional hearings with the leading social media companies about Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Then the hosts are joined by former Facebook product manager and author of Chaos Monkeys, Antonio García Martínez, to talk about the role of these powerful tech companies, given what we now know about what happened in the run-up to the presidential election.
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