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Moreover, participants' belief in simple political solutions to societal problems mediated conspiracy beliefs among both left- and right-wing extremists. Finally, the ...


Aug 20, 2018 ... Indiana University Bloomington professor Stephen Andrews taught a class about conspiracy culture in modern American society. He looked ...


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