Kurdish Independence Vote to Include Kirkuk

Kurdish Independence Vote to Include Kirkuk

Kirkuk, a province in northern Iraq home to Kurds, has voted to take part in next month’s Kurdish independence referendum, in a session, however, that was boycotted by Turkmen and Arab members. Ethnic Kurds number at least thirty million people spread out over parts of Iraq, Turkey, Syria, and Iran. Kurdish statehood has been a dream […]

Conspiracies Pushed by Atlantic’s Editor Excluded From Atlantic’s Denunciation of Conspiracy Theories

Conspiracies Pushed by Atlantic’s Editor Excluded From Atlantic’s Denunciation of Conspiracy Theories

Which “conspiracy theories” the media decide to care about and which they don’t is largely a function of who is advancing those conspiracy theories, and whose interests they serve. The Atlantic (9/17) published a 12,000-word cover story by Kurt Andersen on the history of conspiracies and “crazy” ideas. In exploring how “America lost its mind,” Andersen let […]