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Conspiracypedia: Narratives & Terms

This resource provides concise updates on conspiracy theories, including Key Actors, Media & Organizations and Narratives & Terms.

Turbo Cancer

18 July 2024
'Turbo Cancer' is an anti-vaccination myth centred on the idea that people vaccinated against Covid-19, especially with mRNA vaccines, are suffering from a high incidence of fast-developing cancers. The myth, spread by a number of vaccine opponents and related influencers including doctors, has no factual basis. A recent example in April 2024 of the endurance […]
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11 July 2024
The condensation trails that appear in the sky after the passage of aircraft are commonly referred to as ‘contrails’ in English. However, there is a widespread belief among some people that these streaks are not merely condensation but rather the result of undisclosed chemical sprays. These individuals refer to them as "chemtrails".  The research group […]
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02 July 2024
The Accelerationism Research Consortium (ARC) defines militant accelerationism as “a set of tactics and strategies designed to put pressure on and exacerbate latent social divisions, often through violence, thus hastening social collapse.” Accelerationism is defined as "a philosophical and social concept claiming that modernity, liberalism, and capitalism’s inherent flaws are the source of their own […]
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Holocaust Inversion

21 June 2024
‘Holocaust Inversion’ involves a literal inversion of reality in which Israelis are cast as the ‘new’ Nazis and the Palestinians as the ‘new’ Jews. It also employs an inversion of morality, whereby the Holocaust is presented as a moral lesson for, or even a moral indictment of ‘the Jews’. According to law lecturer and antisemitism […]
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15 May 2024
Adrenochrome is a molecule obtained by oxidation of adrenaline. It can be synthesised in the laboratory. Until proven otherwise, it has no psychotropic or hallucinogenic effects and cannot be used as a drug. However, for several years now, a conspiracy rumour with antisemitic origins has been misleadingly presenting adrenochrome as the ‘drug of the Illuminati’ […]
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White genocide

09 May 2024
According to the ADL, "White genocide" is the supremacist belief that the white race is "dying" due to growing non-white populations and "forced assimilation" deliberately engineered and controlled by a Jewish conspiracy to destroy the white race. It has been invoked by figures including Elon Musk on X, by the former Fox News presenter Tucker […]
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Holocaust Distortion

02 May 2024
According to the International Holocaust Remembrace Alliance (IHRA), Holocaust Distortion refers to intentional efforts to: 1. Excuse or minimize the impact of the Holocaust or its principal elements, including collaborators and allies of Nazi Germany; 2. Gross minimization of the number of the victims of the Holocaust in contradiction to reliable sources; 3. Attempts to blame […]
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World Economic Forum (WEF)

World Economic Forum (Conspiracy theories about -)

18 April 2024
Founded and chaired by the economist Klaus Schwab, the WEF gathering brings together business leaders, politicians, senior civil servants and representatives of NGOs. It is one of a handful of prominent privately-chaired international organizations including the Bilderberg Group and the Trilateral Commission that fuel conspiracy theories and mistrust. To go further:  Why conspiracy theories haunt […]
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Deep State

05 April 2024
'Deep State' is often used to describe the alleged connections between intelligence services, the political world, and organized crime. Conspiracy theorists like Peter Dale Scott, QAnon supporters, far-right YouTubers, and some intellectuals employ the concept to attribute various plots and manipulations to an undefined entity without providing any substantial evidence or implicating specific individuals. Their […]
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The Galactic Federation

19 March 2024
In conspiracy mythology, the Galactic Federation (or Intergalactic Confederation) is the name given to an alleged organization grouping together several extraterrestrial civilizations. According to the legend, these civilizations have covertly collaborated with the United States and Israel for decades in scientific and military efforts. Adherents of this conspiracy theory initially identified exclusively with "ufologists" or […]
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