Month: August 2021

  • One Does Not “Simply Read Mein Kampf & Become a Nazi”: A Case Study of GhostEzra & QAnon Pathways to Anti-Semitism

    Introduction  Anti-Semitic tropes were always present within what Travis View calls QAnon’s “big tent” conspiracy theory. Accusations of financial manipulation are frequently placed on prominent Jewish figures like George Soros and the Rothschild family. The adrenochrome theory –which supposes that the so-called “deep state” harvests the blood of trafficked children to obtain adrenochrome in order […]

  • QAnon: Alternative (Fakten) für Deutschland

    Q’s Early Attempts to Cross Borders QAnon has claimed fame as a primarily American-based movement; this makes sense given that its most widely accepted myth posits (former) President Trump as a hero selected by the U.S. military to vanquish an evil, Satan-worshipping, child-trafficking cabal of Democratic politicians and liberal Hollywood figures. However, QAnon eventually developed […]

  • Anatomy of a Deception: How Q Pulled One Over on the Anons

    AUTHOR’S NOTE: This article would not have been possible without help from experts in construction and meteorology, as well as a graphic designer. Due to concerns about harassment by QAnon followers, all but the graphic designer preferred to remain anonymous; however, I am profoundly grateful to all of them. ******************************************************************************************** INTRODUCTION “The ART of illusion.” […]