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Q without Q: the devolution theory that sees QAnon believers double down in their delusion

By misinterpreting emergency powers designed for war scenarios, QAnon believers claim Trump is still in power, operating the government behind the scenes

The Catholic Fátima movement’s conspiracy theories over the Russian invasion of Ukraine

Pope Francis recently consecrated Russia and Ukraine in a misguided bid to end the war - to the dissatisfaction of the Fátima movement of Catholic priests

In an increasingly secular America, religious conservatives exert power via the culture wars

The religious right in America are not taking secularism lying down, and they will cause a lot of suffering if the threat they pose is not taken seriously.

The Overton window of conspiracy theories has shifted toward the extreme – we need to drag it back

When politicians and leaders flirt with conspiracy theories for political gain without suffering political consequences, it shifts the window of acceptable ideas to more extreme positions.

Have Brazilians been effectively immunised against vaccine disinformation?

While health misinformation is rife in Brazil, confidence in vaccines remains extremely high, thanks to decades of public health messaging

The UK dumping raw sewage into rivers is nothing new – sadly, too many other countries do it

Plenty of headlines have claimed Britain's sewage issue is Brexit-related, but in reality it's not a new problem, and not just a British problem

Those who define as ‘post-tribal’ forget that we all have communities – and biases

Humans form in-groups on the thinnest of pretexts - it's better to acknowledge the communities we're in than to delude ourselves in thinking we are 'post-tribal'

The paradox of progress: how some social improvements paper over unfairness and inequality

It's easy to argue that society is progressing, but when we replace overt oppression with covert oppression, is it reasonable to really count that as progress?

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