The Rise of Conspiracy Theories is a 2016 essay written by the Aufheben Collective covering a brief history of conspiracy theories into the politics of conspiracy theories into how conspiracy theories are used to disempower. Particularly, how the growth of conspiracy theories reflect moments of defeat in class struggle, using the example of 9/11 conspiracy theories.


Aufheben is a UK-based libertarian communist journal that has been active since 1992.

The Rise of Conspiracy Theories (Radical Reprint #36) by Aufheben Collective

  • Pattern Books 2021

    New chapbook

    75 pages