Conspiracy Theories are for Losers, But . . .

Coronavirus coverage as of 3/15/2020. Heatmap/Center for Systems Science and Engineering at John Hopkins University — Clay Banks (Unsplash)

I have never been one to indulge in conspiracy theories. Never. I always want the solid facts at hand before following the conclusion jumpers off the cliff into the magical world of paranoia. In fact, I wrote a recent essay on the subject for the Broad Street Review, a Philadelphia arts, culture, and commentary e-zine. However, a podcast this month on the Ralph Nader Radio Hour made me rethink all the dicey…