‘It’s all about vested interests’: untangling conspiracy, conservatism and climate scepticism | Graham Readfearn | Environment

If you reckon the 11 September terrorist attacks might have been an “inside job” or there is a nefarious new world order doing whatever it is the illuminati do, what are you likely to think about the causes of climate change? Academics have suggested that people who tend to accept …

Australian Navy Officer revealed as suspect in massive US Navy bribery and fraud conspiracy

Australian Navy Officer revealed as suspect in massive US Navy bribery and fraud conspiracy

Updated May 03, 2018 05:19:11 Photo: Alex Gillett has been revealed as the Australian embroiled in the Fat Leonard scandal. (ABC News) Related Story: Bribery case hears of ‘wild sex parties’ involving US Navy admiral Even for January — usually the coldest month in Hong Kong — the air that …

Hungary’s anti-immigration PM Viktor Orban re-elected in landslide after pushing conspiracy theory

Hungary’s anti-immigration PM Viktor Orban re-elected in landslide after pushing conspiracy theory

Updated April 09, 2018 12:02:55 Photo: Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has been re-elected for a third consecutive term. (Reuters: Michael Dalder) Related Story: Stan Grant: Immigration is rewriting politics across the West Hungary’s re-elected Prime Minister has declared victory after his campaign focused nearly exclusively on demonising migration and …

Online conspiracy theorists are more diverse (and ordinary) than most assume

Online conspiracy theorists are more diverse (and ordinary) than most assume

By Colin Klein, Peter Clutton and Vince Polito Posted March 29, 2018 14:21:19 Photo: Unlike the glamorous Fox Mulder, many online conspiracy theorists also spend a lot of time discussing Star Wars and trading cute cat photos. (Fox Broadcasting Company) Conspiracy theories are known for connecting apparently unrelated events. Consider …