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a tale of two conspiracies, or why russian trolls ain’t nuthin’ to take lightly
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a tale of two conspiracies, or why russian trolls ain’t nuthin’ to take lightly

Welcome to 2016 where the news is made up, reality doesn't matter, and conspiracies suddenly start making sense.

pizzagate and our brand new social media conspiracy factories
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pizzagate and our brand new social media conspiracy factories

We figured out the recipe for conspiracy theorists. And, unwittingly, so has social media...

pizzagate: fake news, real consequences
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pizzagate: fake news, real consequences

Right wing conspiracists weaponized partisan politics and concern about children into a toxic theory that's spilling out into the real world.

when your conspiracy has too many villains
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when your conspiracy has too many villains

To keep their jobs, climate change denialists erected a conspiracy theory that's buckling under its own weight.

what alex jones really fears: experts
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what alex jones really fears: experts

Alex Jones' deepest, darkest fear isn't reptilian aliens. It's experts and wonks with who cramp his and his fans' style.

the satanic ritual abuse hoax lives on
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the satanic ritual abuse hoax lives on

Remember the Satanic Panic of the 1990s and the various cranks promoting it? It turns out they never quite moved on to something else...

florida man warns public about mind control. maybe. but probably not…
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florida man warns public about mind control. maybe. but probably not…

Buckle up for a classic DARPA mass brainwashing/mind control conspiracy with an identity theft twist...

the surprising truth behind a conspiracy cruise
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the surprising truth behind a conspiracy cruise

Turns out conspiracy cruises are less lectures on reptilians and men in black, and more scam informercials for illegal and harebrained financial schemes of sovereign citizens...

when in doubt, reach for a conspiracy?
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when in doubt, reach for a conspiracy?

Alex Jones and his fan club are apparently convinced that the drought in California is a sinister New World Order experiment.

why you’re probably not an alien descendant, redux
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why you’re probably not an alien descendant, redux

A new conspiracy book thinks it has a slam dunk argument for why humans were genetically engineers by aliens.

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