The Vast Mermaid Conspiracy

Has the 1 percent really rigged the economy? Why do Argentinians believe the Vatican is hiding aliens? And finally, what’s the deal with Bigfoot (and the associated erotica therein)? University of Miami political scientist and conspiracy theory expert Joseph Uscinski joins Jonah to answer these questions, explain who believes such things, and why. We suggest you listen to this truly bizarre episode before the Lizard People take it off the air.

Show Notes:

FiveThirtyEight podcast with Joe

The 1 percent rigs the economy, according to Bernie

Princess Diana conspiracy theories

8 out of 10 French people believe a conspiracy theory

How not to write about the Koch brothers

Rothschilds (Rothschildren?) control everything


Yuval’s book, A Time to Build

Secret oil billionaires are out to get Obama

Oliver Stone’s JFK for a $25 credit on your subscription

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