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Us-Versus-Them Politics

November 2, 2019

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Why are conspiracy theories so prevalent now? One reason is today’s us-versus-them politics. Another may be the desire to impose a narrative on events people find inexplicable and threatening. Conspiracy theories have been intertwined with American politics since 1776, perhaps earlier. But today they may be at the center of national public life more than […]