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  1. Alice Walker's Conspiracy Theories Aren't Just Anti-Semitic - They're Anti-Black
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2018
    White supremacy relies on different stereotypes of Black and Jewish people. Alice Walker's adoption of anti-semitic conspiracy theories points to the need for solidarity between the Black and Jewish communities - which are not mutually exclusive.
  2. Canadian Information Sharing Service
    Volume 3, Number 4 - August 1978

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1978
  3. Class Warfare
    Interviews with David Barsamian

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1996
  4. Connexions
    Volume 8, Number 3-4 - Winter 1983/84 - Native Issues - A Digest of Resources and Groups for Social

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1984
  5. Conspiracies or Institutions: 9-11 and Beyond
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2002
    Why and how does much (but not all) conspiracy theorizing create a tendency for people to depart from rational analysis?
  6. Conspiracy Theories and Paranoia: Note from a Mind-Control Conference
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1996
    The debate over "recovered" and "false" memories continues to be one of the most contentious issues in the field of psychology today. The debate is extremely polarized with very little amicable communication among members of the opposing camps. While such a dispute may eventually be beneficial to science, in that both sides are clearly being spurred on to produce original research at a frenetic pace, at the moment the clearest manifestation of this dichotomy is miscommunication and friction between factions.
  7. Debunking 911
    Resource Type: Website
    Debunking 9/11 conspiracy theories and controlled demolition myths.
  8. Desire to Kill the Streetcar
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2016
    The author analyzes the conspiracy by large corporations to monopolize the American transit system and its fuel system.
  9. Did Roosevelt know in advance about the attack on Pearl Harbor yet say nothing?
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2001
    Examining another popular conspiracy theory.
  10. Follow the Truth Brings Vision TV Conspiracy Show to Life
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    For the first time anywhere in the world, a unique TED-style conference based on the popular TV hit, The Conspiracy Show, investigating the dramatic rise in conspiracy theories - from documented White House cover-ups around extraterrestrial visits
  11. The Good War, Revisited
    The Bombing of Pearl Harbor: What FDR Knew

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    Each Pearl Harbor day offers a fresh opportunity for those who correctly believe that Franklin Roosevelt knew of an impending attack by the Japanese and welcomed it as a way of snookering the isolationists and getting America into the war.
  12. Karl Marx's Theory of Revolution
    Volume III: The Dictatorship of the Proletariat

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1986
    Hal Draper examines how Marx and Marxism dealt with the issue of dictatorship in relation to the revolutionary use of force and repression, particularly as this debate has centered on the use of the term "dictatorship of the proletariat." Draper strips away the layers of misinterpretation and misinformation that have accumulated over the years to show what Marx and Engels themselves meant by the term.
  13. Narrative of the dispossessed
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    Discussion of conspiracies tends to be polarised: people see them everywhere, or nowhere.
  14. National Catechism
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1866
    Bakunin sketches out his vision of an anarchist social and political revolution, stating that "in order to prepare for this revolution it will be necessary to conspire and to organize a strong secret association coordinated by an international nucleus."
  15. The New Hate
    A History of Fear and Loathing on the Populist Right

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2012
    From “Birthers” who claim that Barack Obama was not born in the United States to counter-jihadists who believe that the Constitution is in imminent danger of being replaced with Sharia law, conspiratorial beliefs have become an increasingly common feature of public discourse. In this exploration of the ideas and rhetoric that have animated extreme, mostly right-wing movements throughout American history, Arthur Goldwag reveals the disturbing pattern of fear-mongering and demagoguery running through American history.
  16. The 9/11 Conspiracists: Vindicated After All These Years?
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2011
    The 9/11 conspiracists seize on coincidences and force them into sequences they deem to be logical and significant. Their treatment of eyewitness testimony and forensic evidence is whimsical.
  17. 9/11: Debunking The Myths
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2005
    Popular Mechanics special report on September 11 conspiracy theories.
  18. 9-11 Loose Change Second Edition Viewer Guide
    Resource Type: Article
    Debunking 9/11 conspiracy theories.
  19. 911Myths
    Resource Type: Website
    Skeptical analysis of conspiracy theories about September 11, 2001.
  20. Our Generation
    Volume 7 Number 2

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1970
  21. Panoply of the Absurd
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2006
    Conspiracy theorists are filling bestsellers with their supposed evidence about September 11.
  22. Post 9/11 Conspiracism
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2006
    The tendency to explain all major world events as primarily the product of a secret conspiracy is called conspiracism. The antidote to conspiracism is Power Structure Research.
  23. The Program of the International Brotherhood
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1869
    Bakunin maintains that his revolutionary anarchist vision "excludes any idea of dictatorship and of a controlling and directive power." but then goes on to say "It is, however, necessary for the establishment of this revolutionary alliance and for the triumph of the Revolution over reaction that the unity of ideas and of revolutionary action find an organ in the midst of the popular anarchy which will be the life and the energy of the Revolution. This organ should be the secret and universal association of the International Brothers.... a sort of revolutionary general staff, composed of dedicated, energetic, intelligent individuals, sincere friends of the people above all, men neither vain nor ambitious, but capable of serving as intermediaries between the revolutionary idea and the instincts of the people."
  24. Researchers To Present Exclusive, "Disturbing" Interviews With 9/11 Pentagon Witnesses in Toronto
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2011
    On the tenth anniversary of 9/11, American researchers will appear live at The Royal cinema in Toronto to present exclusive interviews with eyewitnesses to the act of mass murder that took place at the Pentagon that day.
  25. Revolutionary Catechism
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1866
    Bakunin believed that workers were very far from being able to attain revolutionary consciousness on their own. To imbue the masses with this consciousness and to prevent the deformation of a resulting revolution, Bakunin felt that the only alternative was to organize a secret International Fraternity headed by himself. Bakunin was convinced that this kind of vanguard movement was indispensable to the success of the anarchist Social Revolution.
  26. Right-Wing Populism in America
    Too Close for Comfort

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2000
    Examines the historical roots and current situation of right-wing populism in the US. Berlet and Lyons highlight the dangers of right-wing populism in affecting the political system and opportunities for social change.
  27. Screw Loose Change Video
    Resource Type: Website
    This is a counter-video of the famous "Loose Change 2nd Edition". Using their own video and words, "Screw Loose Change" debunks the theories and statements made in Loose Change 2nd Edition.
  28. The September 11 X-Files
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2002
    One problem with conspiracy theorizing is that it can distract from the true and (sometimes mundane) misdeeds and mistakes of government.
  29. The Skeptic's Dictionary
    Resource Type: Website
    A Collection of Strange Beliefs, Amusing Deceptions, and Dangerous Delusions.
  30. 13 Things the Government is Trying to Keep Secret From You
    Constitutional Black Out

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    The President and the Government are intentionally keeping massive amounts of information about surveillance secret.
  31. Towers of Deception
    The Media Cover-Up of 9/11

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2006
  32. The Truth About the "9/11 Truth Movement"
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2006
    A rebuttal of some of the claims made by 9/11 conspiracy theorists.
  33. Understanding Power
    The Indispensable Chomsky

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2002
    In a series of enlightening and wide-ranging discussions, all published here for the first time, Chomsky radically reinterprets the events of the past three decades, covering topics from foreign policy during Vietnam to the decline of welfare under the Clinton administration. As he elucidates the connection between America's imperialistic foreign policy and the decline of domestic social services, Chomsky also discerns the necessary steps to take toward social change.
  34. Vaccine conspiracy theories spring from a society so skeptical that it's actually gullible
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2009
    I wish I could sustain enough faith in humanity to believe in the conspiracy theores that I've heard recently regarding the H1N1 vaccine.
  35. When 9/11 Conspiracy Theories Go Bad
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2002
    Aren't these conspiracy theories too silly to address? That should be the case. But, sadly, they do attract people.
  36. Where the conspiracies are real
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    US expansionism in Latin America, sometimes violent, sometimes discreet, played such a large role in shaping the history of the continent that many still see the "black hand" of Washington behind every obstacle faced by progressive governments.

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