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For the second session of the Py.rate.chnic workshops, we invite you to come and tune in with your inner political dignitary.
Running for elections, you will have to wrestle your way to power and leadership.

Some of the most influencial figures in the current political sphere will be by your side, make sure you make good use of them.


In the not too distant future, the established democratic system is facing one of its biggest turning points.
Traditional political parties struggle to keep their grip on their prestige, and new forces supported by pervasive strategies arise from the cyberspace.

Now, elections are approaching, and you, the leader of a political faction running for presidency, have the task to build and strengthen your empire.

While the global society is being shaken up by one crisis after another, you have managed to amass a considerable amount of influence in the turbulent online landscape. Your position has many perks, but you need to be vigilant to keep enjoying it: the internet is a living organism, and it has a very short attention span. Media spaces are full of mercenaries, standing and moving from a side to another, nourishing discord and polarisation on the platform.s they own: these advertisement tactics are pivotal instruments in this run for power.

Whether you are taking action for a higher cause or whether you’re in it for yourself, you need to use all your resources to expose your opponents or make them disappear into insignificance. To be successful, you must either destroy the influence of your rivals, or drive them into political irrelevance.

No matter what your strategy is, know this: you can trust no one.

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