conspiracy theories

politics

Mike Gravel, the Online Left-Wing Sensation, Is Also a 9/11 Truther

"There's no question in my mind that 9/11 was an inside job," the 88-year-old said on a conspiracy theorist's radio show in 2016.
Harry Cheadle
3.21.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

YouTube Is Incentivizing Vloggers to Promote Conspiracy Theories

And there's no easy fix in sight.
VICE Staff
2.15.19
Views My Own

What I Learned Inside the Lonely, Sad World of QAnon Facebook Groups

The conspiracy theory seems to have created a lot of problems in the lives of its adherents.
K.T. Nelson
1.22.19
extremism

How to Deal with Cops Who Believe Wild Conspiracy Theories Like QAnon

Mike Pence appeared in a photo with a cop wearing a "QAnon" patch, and he got demoted. But how many more like him are out there?
Mark Hay
1.10.19
conspiracy theories

The Strange, Centuries-Long History of Satanic Pedophile Panics

Modern-day conspiracy theories like Pizzagate and 'QAnon' have roots that stretch back to medieval Europe.
Mark Hay
11.15.18
Culture

We Still Need ‘They Live,' the Most Relevant 80s Movie

It's been 30 years since John Carpenter's classic alien invasion movie hit theaters, and it's more important than ever.
Beckett Mufson
11.6.18
extremism

Texas Tea Partiers Are Freaking Out Over 'Deep State' Conspiracy Theories

Here's why the state is ground zero in the right-wing panic over threats to the Trump presidency.
John Savage
9.20.18
conspiracy theories

The Internet's Six Wildest Theories on the New Mexico Observatory Mystery

Aliens are here, a massive sun disaster is coming, and more!
River Donaghey
9.14.18
conspiracy theories

Inside Canada’s First-Ever Flat Earth Conference

We went to see what would happen when the world's most well-known flat earthers got together.
Mack Lamoureux
8.30.18
extremism

The Strange True Story of the Godfather of Conspiracy Theories

From Ol' Dirty Bastard to Alex Jones and Donald Trump, William Cooper's deranged ideas have been felt insanely far and wide.
Seth Ferranti
8.27.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This New Flat Earther Theory Has Something to Do with Pac-Man

Along with the idea that our planet is actually shaped like a diamond.
Drew Schwartz
5.1.18
The Evolving Face of Hate

The Alt-Right Media Bubble Is in Trouble

Donald Trump became president in part thanks to ugly conspiracy theories deep in the internet nether. Can it last?
David Neiwert
4.3.18
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