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Conspiracy

Hate, Fear, and America

Carolyn Lukensmeyer | Posted 06.15.2016 | Politics
Carolyn Lukensmeyer

In the wake of the unspeakable horror in Orlando, we're seeing what hate and fear do to civilization. Fear is what terrorists seek. Anger only breeds ...

Marc Fichou: OUTSIDE-IN at Chimento Contemporary

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 06.14.2016 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

Marc Fichou: Plastron Intermedial artist Marc Fichou's new installation OUTSIDE-IN at Chimento Contemporary offers the closest thing you can get to a...

How the Turkish Government Cancels The Passports of Critics

Aydoğan Vatandaş | Posted 06.09.2016 | World
Aydoğan Vatandaş

Imagine that you have enough money and a passport to travel abroad. You may be a businessman to follow your meetings or just a tourist hoping to practice new things during your trip in another country.

Supreme Court Rules Against Corrupt Baltimore Cop In Major Kickback Scheme

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 05.03.2016 | Politics

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a Baltimore police officer's plea to overturn his federal conspiracy conviction -- the latest development in...

3 Tied to San Bernardino Terrorists Indicted on Conspiracy and False Statement Charges

Brian Levin, J.D. | Posted 04.28.2016 | Crime
Brian Levin, J.D.

All defendants are charged with conspiracy to make false statements under oath in immigration papers, a federal felony punishable by up to five years imprisonment.

Ammon Bundy Led An Occupation. This Cowboy Came Late. Both Face 6 Years For Conspiracy.

The Huffington Post | Dana Liebelson | Posted 04.14.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Earlier this year, Ammon Bundy, the son of famed anti-government militant Cliven Bundy, led an armed seizure of a remote federal propert...

It's Time to Start Shaming the Conspiracy Peddlers

Morgan Lowder | Posted 04.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Morgan Lowder

Most of us know someone who has delved deep into the world of conspiracy theories. It usually starts with a seemingly benign question like, "Who reall...

Did the FBI Kill My Father?

Anthony Colombo | Posted 02.09.2016 | Crime
Anthony Colombo

Forty-five years ago, my father, Joe Colombo, the alleged boss of the "Colombo" crime family, and founder of the Italian-American Civil Rights League, was gunned down among a crowd of thousands in one of the most highly publicized shootings in New York City's history.

Will Sheldon Silver's Conviction Tip Course Of Asbestos Litigation? It Might.

Sara Warner | Posted 12.02.2015 | Politics
Sara Warner

Even before a federal jury in New York found former state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver guilty on all seven corruption charges this week, it was clear that the weeks-long trial and its sordid details of how politics really work in New York would resonate well beyond its verdicts.

Ellie Goulding May Have Just Revealed A Major Shazam Conspiracy

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 11.12.2015 | Entertainment

Shazam or more like ShaScam? Ellie Goulding got you (and a lot of other stuff) on her mind. Her new album "Delirium" just came out, she's a global amb...

Corrupt Baltimore Cop Begs The Supreme Court To Quash His Conviction

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 10.06.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A former Baltimore cop ensnared in a kickback scheme involving dozens of his colleagues wants the Supreme Court to throw out his conspir...

Hawaii Woman Sent $525,000 In Sex Work Earnings To N.J. Husband

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 09.16.2015 | Crime

A woman in Hawaii faces up to five years in prison after authorities caught her sending more than a half-million dollars she had earned as a prostitut...

The Roswell Slide Agenda: Epilogue

Ritoban Mukherjee | Posted 05.17.2015 | Weird News
Ritoban Mukherjee

On the 5th of March, what has been called the most stunning evidence ever in the world of Ufology, was publicly uncurtained in New Mexico.

Twelve Days: A Talk With Alex Berenson

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 04.20.2015 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

His ninth John Wells thriller, Twelve Days, has ex-CIA agent Wells and his associates uncovering a huge plot: a secret plan to convince the President to attack Iran and ignite a war.

Another Bin Laden Associate on Trial in New York

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 03.24.2015 | World
Daphne Eviatar

It's become almost routine -- the prosecutions of alleged al Qaeda operatives and spokespeople, men picked up halfway across the world brought to downtown Manhattan, where they're tried for acts they're alleged to have committed years ago in cahoots with Osama bin Laden.

Egyptians' Confusomania

Yasmine Al-Sayyad | Posted 01.07.2015 | World
Yasmine Al-Sayyad

The Egyptian judiciary has been more interested in "punishing dissent than establishing justice," Diana el-Tahawy wrote in her Guardian piece. But the judiciary is not alone in its foray against pro-democracy activists.

Life Sentence for Bin Laden's Son-in-Law Is Hardly 'Soft' on Terrorism

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 11.23.2014 | World
Daphne Eviatar

Critics have expressed legitimate concerns about U.S. conspiracy law, saying it's too easy to convict some people accused of low-level terrorist assistance and sentence them to hard time in highly restrictive prisons. But the claim that the U.S. prison system gives terrorists rights that ought to be reserved for U.S. citizens is simply impossible to support.

The Killing Factor: When Conspiracy Becomes the Mainstream

Robert Orlando | Posted 11.17.2014 | Entertainment
Robert Orlando

While I plan on reading O'Reilly's take in Killing Patton, I also expect to find the rehashing of older speculations in a "bold and fresh" O'Reilly-Dugard style. An approach that can once again land O'Reilly -- God bless -- with more books sold, but very little new truth revealed.

The Problem With the '75 Percent of Lesbians Are Fat' Statistic

Jodi Savitz | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jodi Savitz

As long as this statistic is being touted as a scientifically proven fact, we have a problem. It is daily espousing a condescending correlation between lesbian identity and unhealthy weight. This notion is and will continue to affect the physical and emotional well-being of many a queer girl, both young and old.

Why Conspiracy Theories Take Hold In Russia

Eliot Borenstein | Posted 09.27.2014 | World
Eliot Borenstein

The brilliance of Putinism lies in the regime's management of the public's habitual cynicism by appropriating the tools of conspiracy-mongering.

Is This Why We Believe In Medical Conspiracy Theories?

HuffPost Live | Posted 07.16.2014 | Healthy Living

The idea of conspiracy theories may sound ridiculous to some, but it turns out they're more popular than you thought. A study conducted by Univers...

'Silence Patton': First Victim of the Cold War

Robert Orlando | Posted 08.23.2014 | Entertainment
Robert Orlando

Nearly 70 years after the untimely death of U.S. General George S. Patton, suspicions linger as to the nature and circumstances surrounding the demise...

The Biggest Worry About Transhumanism

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 07.21.2014 | Technology
Zoltan Istvan

Will technology and science that make our species more transhuman be used to create a deeper divide in society for the haves and have-nots?

"The Blonde": A Talk With Anna Godbersen

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 07.12.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Anna Godbersen is the bestselling author of The Luxe series and Bright Young Things. Her new novel, The Blonde, is her first foray into adult fiction and is a compulsively gripping read.

Bin Laden Relative Could Be Held Responsible for Deaths of Thousands

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 05.21.2014 | World
Daphne Eviatar

There are lots of reasons one might be concerned about the severity of U.S. terrorism law. But I wouldn't expect criticism of this aspect of the American criminal justice system from those law-and-order lawmakers clamoring for the United States to be tougher on terrorism.