#conspiracytheories

Politics | Op-Ed

Victor Davis Hanson: How Left-wing Conspiracies Work

Since 2016, there has been a clear pattern to left-wing conspiracies—beyond the obvious fact that they traffic in lies, stereotypes, and paranoia to serve…

History | History

8 Shakespeare Conspiracy Theories

Discover the controversial conspiracy theories that challenge Shakespeare’s authorship, from the Baconian Theory to the Alien Theory and beyond.

Politics | Debunking Lies

No, Israel Did Not Rig the 2016 Election

Journalists' writing about American intelligence is fraught with danger. They usually have few, if any, unauthorized, active-duty sources. Rarely do they have access to working-level officials, especially within the Central Intelligence Agency, the D

News | Antisemitism Watch

Exhausting, never-ending job of debunking antisemitic conspiracy theories

Opinion: While modern antisemitism may be less blatant than how it used to be, people today use conspiracy theories and tall tales to make Jews be seen in a negative light, but in a more subtle and cunning manner

Politics | POLITICS

Kamala Harris Appears To Endorse MLK Assassination Conspiracy Theory

Vice President Kamala Harris this month echoed the conspiracy theory that the U.S. government assassinated Martin Luther King Jr. to halt his labor activism, a move that could further undermine the Biden administration's efforts to battle misinformation.

Psychology | Psychology

Labelling something a “conspiracy theory” does little to stop people from believing it – Research Digest

By Emma Young. People call ideas they already consider unbelievable "conspiracy theories", rather than being influenced by the label to stop believing them.

Politics | POLITICS

Victor Davis Hanson: Conspiracies as Realities, Realities as Conspiracies

American politics over the last half decade has become immersed in a series of conspiracy charges leveled by Democrats against their opponents that, in fact…

Politics | Leftists Are Insane

Three Crazy Conspiracy Theories Promoted by the Democratic National Convention

The media had a collective hissy fit over the Kamala Harris birther conspiracy theory and President Trump’s failure to adequately dismiss QAnon, but they did nothing to condemn the 2020 Democratic National Convention, which spent four days hyping bogus conspiracy theories.