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The Psychology of Conspiracy Theories During COVID-19

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With 2020 behind us, it’s no surprise it has been a very busy year for conspiracy theorists. We’ve heard everything from 5G spread diseases to microchip tracking, face masks to satanic pedophiles in government. Unfortunately, history tends to repeat itself. During the Spanish pandemic flu, which killed over 20 million people, there were anti-mask groups…

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Detroit sues Black Lives Matter for creating a ‘civil conspiracy’

Detroit Will Breathe (DWB) activist launched a lawsuit against the city government and the Detroit Police Department in August. In September, a court issued a temporary order against the police

The city of Detroit has sued Black Lives Matter demonstrators, claiming that the protesters organized a ‘civil conspiracy’ and defamed law enforcement and city officials in hopes of inciting violence.  Detroit Will Breathe (DWB) activists filed a lawsuit against the city government and the Detroit Police Department in August claiming cops ‘repeatedly responded with violence’ when…

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COVID-19 Brings a Pandemic of Conspiracy Theories

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On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a pandemic. As the infection rate and death toll continue to rise, fear, racism, panic buying and conspiracy theories are becoming more common. Although conspiracy theories emerged as a cultural phenomenon in the 20th century, similar events have been observed alongside previous pandemics. When…

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