One of the core goals of Assange's project is to dismantle what he calls conspiracies, but he doesn't mean 'conspiracy' in the usual sense of people sitting around in a room plotting some crime or deception.
It would be a net positive if schools offered classes in conspiratorial thinking where students would be required to create as many scenarios as possible to explain how a particular event could've unfolded.
What is it about conspiracy theories -- the Kennedy assassination, Vince Foster, 9-11, the atheist conspiracy to destroy Christmas -- that transforms paranoia into legend? The following is not a fake trailer.
In the case of the fatal beating of Luis Ramirez, a federal grand jury recently delivered indictments that included the commission of a hate crime, obstruction of justice, official misconduct, and extortion.