On Conspiracies and How To Fight Them

By 1st United States Congress — This media is available in the holdings of the National Archives and Records Administration, cataloged under the National Archives Identifier (NAID) 1408042., Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=661347

Over the last four years, we have witnessed the almost exponential growth of conspiracies, and distrust of the political system. While both have been around for as long as I remember, the reality is that now it is dangerous. Many of these conspiracies have become mainstream, including antisemitic tropes and racism is now cool. We are to the point that they will make our recovery from the pandemic harder. Why? One of the…