conspiracy theories

Anarchist Critique of TZM

An anarchist critique of The Zeitgeist Movement.

Prophets of deceit: a study of the techniques of the American agitator - Leo Löwenthal & Norbert Guterman

Part of the 'Studies in Prejudice' series sponsored by the American Jewish Committee in the 1940s/50s. Löwenthal and Guterman's 1949 text provides a detailed study of the figure of the right-wing demagogue and their techniques, with an introduction by Max Horkheimer.

I was a psychic for the FBI

The parapsychology con game.


Behind the bizarre ideology that fuels Adbusters.

How to overthrow the Illuminati

This pamphlet gives an excellent account, analysis and debunking of conspiracy theories and proposes a practical alternative for poor, black and working class people for emancipation.

Occupied with conspiracies? The occupy movement, populist anti-elitism, and the conspiracy theorists

Spencer Sunshine discusses the infiltration of the Occupy movement by conspiracy theorists.

99 Problems...


A short breakdown of the "99% v. 1%" anaylsis, initially written for internal distribution at Occupy Bloomington (IN, US) in response to a larger conversation.

Against conspiracy theories: Why our activism must be based in reality

Against conspiracy theories: Why our activism must be based in reality

The text of a talk given at Occupy Wellington, New Zealand, on October 27 2011. The talk was organised to try to counter the prevalence of conspiracy theories amongst the local wing of the Occupy movement.