conspiracy theories

We Must Pay Attention to the Powerful Political Force of Conspiracy Theories

We Must Pay Attention to the Powerful Political Force of Conspiracy Theories

Where does one draw the line between conspiracy theories, and politics-as-usual? Anthropologist Erica Lagalisse warns that we ignore conspiracy theory at our peril in Occult Features of Anarchism.

Owls, Aliens, and Others

Owls, Aliens, and Others

Essayist Brian Phillips is no staunch empiricist, nor does he want to shatter delusions or expose machinations. In Impossible Owls, he is content to remain in a wide-eyed and owl-ier place.

Nick Drnaso’s ‘Sabrina’ and Affronts to Truth

Nick Drnaso’s ‘Sabrina’ and Affronts to Truth

In the graphic novel ‘Sabrina’, Nick Drnaso explores how psychic and social isolation fuels tragedy’s evolution into social paranoia.

A Whole World of Bullshit: ‘Bullspotting: Finding Facts in the Age of Misinformation’

Voodoo Histories: The Role of the Conspiracy Theory in Shaping Modern History by David Aaronovitch

Kluge by Gary Marcus

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