A pair of political scientists think they've identified a new kind of conspiracy thinking. They haven't.
Plus: Ohio vice cop indicted for murder, FFC would police "the new kids online beat," and crony Federal Reserve appointments on the way?
Plus: SCOTUS declines Hawaii lesbian case, UC stands by professor in free speech standoff, and ACLU warns of "privacy Trojan horse."
Homeland Security and Florida Cops Spied on Chinese Massage Workers for Months but Still Couldn't Find Evidence of Human Trafficking
Nine women face felony prostitution charges and hundreds of their customers have been arrested. Florida says it's the real victim.
Republican Senator Pitches Weird Conspiracy Theory About Weed Legalization, Menthol Cigarettes, and the FDA
Sen. Richard Burr raises an interesting point about onerous regulation, but his argument is baffling.
Plus: Author Zadie Smith talking cultural appropriation, and Budweiser versus Big Corn
BuzzFeed report says president personally told Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about Trump Tower Moscow project.
People are losing their damn fool minds in the midst of Putin paranoia.
Yes, the paranoid lunatic is a mega-troll, but the beauty of new media means never having to engage stuff you find awful or offensive.
When Apple's CEO Tim Cook says "the free market is not working," bad things are coming.
The host of TruTV's hit show has lost some faith in the power of rational discourse. And he has some ideas for how to fix the problem.
The topic: art and conspiracy
Why are we paying for a Spanish-language propaganda station in the first place?
Trump: "We must never allow political violence to take root in America."
I learned it from watching you, Uncle Sam!
Plus: Trump condemns poor cover-up of Saudi journalist killing and Houston compromises on sex robots.
Hundreds of pages and accounts have been purged over accusations that they were "inauthentic." The page operators disagree.
It's a given that many senators are acting in bad faith. But what about the rest of us?
Clinton runs with a Kamala Harris whopper that's already been debunked.
The conspiracy theorist's account has been restricted for seven days.
It's implausible to imagine a future in which liberal activists don't demand that right-of-center groups be de-platformed.
Alex Jones tweeted "When they try to ban you, but you keep on winning" above a celebratory glass of champagne.
No one will miss Infowars, but that's beside the point.
At Trump Tampa Rally, QAnon Conspiracists Abound as President Claims You Need ID to Buy Groceries: Reason Roundup
Plus: A new kind of mining town comes to Texas and why "the 3D printed gun issue is a First Amendment issue."
Reason's Robby Soave and Mike Riggs debate whether Mark Zuckerberg's should de-platform haters such as Alex Jones and Infowars to improve the user experience.
Silencing hate isn't the same thing as squelching it.
"Haven't presidents been killed in the United States? Have you forgotten about-well, has Kennedy been killed in Russia or in the United States? Or Mr. King?"
"A person can be in favor of improving relations with Russia, in favor of meeting with Putin, and still think something is not right here."
Why an attack on "cultural Marxism" isn't compatible with a fight for liberty
A failed ballot initiative in Nashville had much more to do with hum-drum local factors than shadowy billionaire-backed conspiracies.
The CNN host and best-selling novelist comes clean about his politics, why Hillary Clinton lost, and how his training in alternative media gives him a leg up.
The suit claims a RICO conspiracy and demands millions.