It's a conspiracy!

Alex Seitz-Wald talks with 92nd Street Y about paranoia and American politics

Published August 20, 2013 5:53AM (EDT)

"Conspiracism is pervasive in politics and central to the American experience going back to the revolution," according to Alex Seitz-Wald. In this video produced by 92Y, the Salon writer gives a brief history of paranoid thinking and tackles a few of the biggest modern political conspiracy theories, from "anti-vaxxers" to "the liberal media."

Check out the video below and see other videos from this series at 92Y’s American Conversation website.

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