Conspiracy Theory

Arizona Republicans to post 2020 recount results

PHOENIX – Ten months after President Trump lost his 2020 Arizona re-election candidacy, Republican-hired supporters in the Arizona Senate were preparing to deliver the results of an unprecedented partisan election review that is the climax on a bizarre quest to find evidence to back Trump’s false claim that he lost …

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Tucker Carlson pushes white supremacist conspiracy theory again

Tucker Carlson pushed the white supremacist “Grand Replacement” conspiracy theory on his show Wednesday. Carlson baselessly accused Biden of “eugenics” as he rose up against the president over immigration. He falsely suggested that the President once said that “non-white DNA” is the source of America’s strength. Loading Something is loading. …

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The prospect of Islamist inspiration and influence. The commodification of deepfakes. The challenges of content moderation. A decline in expertise?

In one look. Al-Qaeda and the Taliban, the day after the victory. The advancement of technology and the prospect of more widespread deepfakes. No more content moderation challenges. Conspiracy theories, political censorship and fact-checking, and the decline of expertise. The inspirations and aspirations of Al-Qaeda, in the aftermath of the …

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Rand Paul has a very crazy theory about ivermectin

Paul’s last? He insists that ivermectin, a drug used in rare cases in humans to treat diseases such as intestinal parasites and head lice, is not being studied as a possible treatment for patients with coronavirus. because of politics. “The hatred for Trump has bothered these people so much that …

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Editorial summary: Wisconsin | Wisconsin News

Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. July 20, 2021. Editorial: Want to debate? Study first During our Editorial Board meeting this week, we spent some time talking about the current debate on Critical Race Theory. This is a topic we were reluctant to talk about as we weren’t sure there was much to …

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Conspiracy Theories Cost Lives | Notice

In 2014, two researchers from the University of Chicago published an article entitled “Conspiracy Theories and the Paranoid Style (s) of Mass Opinion” (American Journal of Political Science). Using data from four nationally representative surveys, they found that about half of American adults regularly approve of at least one conspiracy …

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Sidney Powell and Mike Lindell say Dominion libel lawsuits should be dismissed because they believed conspiracy allegations were true

Top line Lawyers for right-wing attorneys Sidney Powell and Rudy Giuliani and MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell argued in court Thursday that Dominion Voting Systems’ libel lawsuits against them should be dismissed, with Powell and Lindell doubling down on their fraud claims and asserting the GOP’s efforts to overturn the election …

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Why it worked and why you can still believe it

The death of Sushant Singh Rajput on June 14, 2020, in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, led TV news presenters to trigger a massive media trial, which lasted until September. History shows that conspiracy theories generally present themselves as alluring, reassuring, and exciting resolutions to problems that are not …

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Are COVID-19 Conspiracies a Public Health Threat? Psychological characteristics and health-protective behaviors of believers – Juanchich – – European Journal of Social Psychology

We tested the link between COVID-19 conspiracy theories and health protective behaviors in three studies: one at the start of the pandemic in the UK (UK), a second just before the first nationwide lockdown, and a third during this locking (NOT = 302, 404 and 399). We focused on conspiracy …

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Craziest conspiracy theory of 2020 in new GM emails

This is how Richard Donoghue, the senior assistant deputy attorney general, reacted to an email forwarded to him by Trump’s White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, which contained a YouTube link alleging a Large-scale electoral falsification via Italian satellites. Yes, you read that right. Less than a month before …

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Auschwitz and the danger of the plot | Editorials

By the spring of 1945, General Dwight Eisenhower had seen his fair share of war, but he was not prepared for what he saw when Allied troops liberated the Ohrdruf labor camp in southern Germany. In the face of horror, the Supreme Allied Commander displayed remarkable foresight. He ordered photographers …

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Wuhan Laboratory Leaked: Not “Theory” Notice

SARS-COV-2 – the virus responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic – was it created (or at least turned into a weapon by being transmissible to humans and between them) in a Chinese research laboratory? Was it then released, accidentally or intentionally, from this lab to the human population? It is impossible …

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Hispanic Americans are also curious about QAnon

IF YOU ARE VISITING Segadores de Vida, a Hispanic mega-church on the outskirts of Miami, you’ll likely get more than your average church service. His Dominican-born pastor, Ruddy Gracia, taught conspiracy theories alongside the Bible. Pastors who did not resist containment orders are “in line to take the mark of …

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can the cycle be broken? : Information Center

June 3, 2021 While sweeping claims of a “deep state” and “stolen elections” have long quietly boiled under public discourse, according to Rochester political scientist Scott Tyson, over the past five years ideas have entered the discourse. dominant. (Photo Getty Images) Rochester political scientist Scott Tyson studies how conspiracies and …

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Arizona Audit Conspiracy Theory Movie

Ken Bennett featured in a screenshot from the trailer for “The Deep Rig” A filmmaker known for a film that claims September 11 was an alien conspiracy directs a documentary promoting allegations of baseless election fraud – a film that features people working for the Arizona Senate election audit, which …

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Foucault and politics; an interview with Mark Dery

A conversation with Mark Dery Recently, Mark Dery wrote a fascinating and disturbing profile of Mark Crispin Miller, a NYU media studies scholar who in recent years has embraced a host of outlandish conspiracy theories. I spoke with Dery about his article and the conspiracy theory more broadly. Here is …

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