Links: 2013-05-22

Why Rational People Buy Into Conspiracy Theories - NYTimes.com
"“The best predictor of belief in a conspiracy theory is belief in other conspiracy theories,” says Viren Swami, a psychology professor who studies conspiracy belief at the University of Westminster in England. Psychologists say that’s because a conspiracy theory isn’t so much a response to a single event as it is an expression of an overarching worldview."
IMF Sounds Warning on U.K. Austerity - WSJ.com
"The International Monetary Fu...


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