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Paul Craig Roberts - Conspiracy - Fake News - Conservative - Not - Pseudoscience - Right Bias - Conservative - Fake News - Not CredibleFactual Reporting: Very Low - Biased - Not Credible - Fake News


Sources in the Conspiracy-Pseudoscience category may publish unverifiable information that is not always supported by evidence. These sources may be untrustworthy for credible/verifiable information; therefore, fact-checking and further investigation is recommended on a per-article basis when obtaining information from these sources. See all Conspiracy-Pseudoscience sources.

  • Overall, we rate an extreme right conspiracy and pseudoscience website based on promoting unproven and debunked claims.

Detailed Report

Factual Reporting: VERY LOW
Country: USA
Press Freedom Rank: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: LOW CREDIBILITY


Launched in 1999, is the website for economist and author Paul Craig Roberts. Mr. Roberts was assistant secretary of the treasury for economic policy during the Reagan administration. In the past, he was also an associate editor with the Wall Street Journal. The website primarily promotes far-right conspiracy theories and pseudoscience.

Since retiring, he has been accused of antisemitism and conspiracy theorizing by the Anti-Defamation League and the Southern Poverty Law Center.

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Funded by / Ownership

Mr. Roberts owns through his tax-exempt foundation, The Insitute for Political Economy. Donations to the Institute generate revenue for Mr. Roberts.

Analysis / Bias primarily publishes the writings of Mr. Roberts and information on his appearances and interviews. The content is often conspiratorial and promotes white nationalism. For example, a quote from an article reads, “White people are doomed. Their very own institutions are against them. And they sit there insouciant, unaware. A pitiful end of a great race.”

Articles and headlines contain emotionally charged wording that favors the extreme right, such as The Death of the Deracinated West Is Close at Hand and Biden Declares WAR on White America. relies on poor sources who routinely promote disinformation, such as Infowars, RT, and SOTT Report.

When not promoting White Nationalism, the website frequently advances conspiracy theories such as the 2020 election being stolen from Donald Trump: The Costs of a Stolen Election Mount. There is no evidence to support the election was stolen. Mr. Roberts also promotes Covid-19 conspiracy theories such as this Is the Covid “vaccine” a Bioweapon? The answer to this is no. Finally, he promotes quackery-level pseudoscience claiming that the “mRNA injection brings high risk of health injury and death.” There is no evidence to support this claim. In general, the website consistently promotes extreme right conspiracy theories and pseudoscience.

Failed Fact Checks

  • Not checked by an IFCN fact checker in the last 5 years. See the above examples.

Overall, we rate an extreme right conspiracy and pseudoscience website based on promoting unproven and debunked claims. (D. Van Zandt 09/10/2022)


Last Updated on June 29, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check

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