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Connections: What has caused the rise of conspiracy theories in the United States?

Jun 22, 2021

Conspiracy theories -- or, more precisely, "conspiracism" -- have become a bigger part of American political life in the last few years.

How do they get traction, and how do proponents of fact-based politics counter that trend and get us back to a more normal time?

Our guest:

  • Scott Tyson, assistant professor of political science at the University of Rochester