I’ve begun compiling a list of resources for those who want to know more about QAnon and why itâ€™s increasingly seen by law enforcement and others as a domestic security threat in the U.S.
“How To Rescue Someone From A Conspiracy Theory.”Â Charles Duhigg,Â Slate.Â 29 November 2020.Â Â https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2020/11/how-to-talk-with-family-about-conspiracy-theories.html
Amarnath Amarasingam and Marc-Andre Argentino, â€œThe QAnon Conspiracy Theory: A Security Threat in the Making?â€ CTC Sentinel, vol. 13, no. 7 (July 2020). Combating Terrorism Center at West Point. Online at: https://bit.ly/3hy9JcN
Abby Ohlheiser, â€œItâ€™s Too Late to Stop QAnon with Fact Checks and Account Bans,â€ MIT Technology Review (July 26, 2020).
Online at: https://bit.ly/35GmC27
â€œQAnon and the Threat to the US Homeland,â€ Intelbrief, Soufan Center (July 20, 2020). Online at: https://bit.ly/2RxRrOk
FBI Intelligence Bulletin, â€œAnti-Government, Identity Based, and Fringe Conspiracy Theories Very Likely Motivate Some Domestic Extremists to Commit Criminal, Sometimes Violent Activity,â€ (May 30, 2019). Online at: https://yhoo.it/2ZFmdcb
Adrienne LaFrance, “The Prophecies of Q,” The Atlantic (June 2020). Online at: https://bit.ly/2H2lPy2
Elise Thomas, â€œQAnon Deploys ‘Information Warfare’ to Influence the 2020 Election,â€ Wired (February 17, 2020). Online at: https://bit.ly/32BAmcE
Julie Carrie Wong, â€œDown the Rabbit Hole: How QAnon Conspiracies Thrive on Facebook,â€ The Guardian (June 25, 2020). Online at: https://bit.ly/3kovL3r
Melanie Smith, “Interpreting Social Qs: Implications of the Evolution of QAnon,” Graphika (August 24, 2020). Online at: https://graphika.com/reports/interpreting-social-qs-implications-of-the-evolution-of-qanon/
Whitney Phillips, â€œPlease Don’t Mock Conspiracy Theories,â€ Wired (February 27, 2020). Online at: https://bit.ly/2E5vliQ
Sarah Posner, “The Evangelicals Who Are Taking On QAnon,” The New York Times (September 17, 2020). Online at: https://nyti.ms/33Any5m
Jack Murphy, â€œFor Some Military Veterans, QAnon Conspiracies Offer Comfort and Belonging,â€ Connecting Vets (August 28, 2020). Online at:
Sabrina Rodriguez and Marc Caputo, “Florida Latinos Swamped by Wild Conspiracy Theories,” Politico (September 14, 2020). Online at: https://www.politico.com/news/2020/09/14/florida-latinos-disinformation-413923
Jane Lytvynenko, “Friends And Family Members Of QAnon Believers Are Going Through A ‘Surreal Goddamn Nightmare’,” Buzzfeed News (September 18, 2020). Online at: https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/janelytvynenko/qanon-families-friends
NOTE: As time permits, Iâ€™ll be adding more to this list – feel free to email suggestions to me of quality resources to consider adding. Thanks.