Month: July 2021


CONSPIRACIES AND ‘COUNTERSPEECH’

Posted on 12 July 2021 by Maxime Lepoutre

‘The 2020 US election was stolen.’ ‘COVID-19 was intentionally developed as a biological weapon.’ ‘Climate change is a hoax invented by the Chinese.’ The times have been good for conspiracy theories. This, in turn, is dangerous. As these examples illustrate, conspiracy theories often sow confusion or scepticism about crucially important matters—matters such as the democratic
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