Buffalo mass shooting - How political and cultural forces perpetuate conspiracy theories
This is the first of several conversations about the mass shooting in Buffalo. This hour, we discuss how people like the 18-year-old alleged gunman become radicalized to believe conspiracy theories like the 'great replacement theory.' In the 180-page statement he posted online, the teen referenced this and other conspiracy ideologies like white genocide.
We discuss the political and cultural forces that perpetuate this type of thinking. Our guests: