Conspiracy theories are on the rise, but an uncritical faith in authority is not the answer

2020 saw a notable increase in the popularity of conspiracy theories, such as QAnon, anti-vaxxer, and Covid-19 denial theories, mostly originating from the USA. Many of these theories draw on well-established conspiracy theories, adapting these for relevant contemporary issues like the coronavirus pandemic and the 2020 US presidential election. While conspiracy theories were once seen […]