ISD in the Media

 November 29, 2021 | VICE News

Far-right supporters and antivaxxers repackage conspiracies during the pandemic

Our Aoife Gallagher features in this article by VICE News on the growing interconnectedness between far-right and antivaccine movements in countries around the world during the pandemic.

“We’re seeing something that we’ve probably never seen before in terms of how these ideologies work to feed off each other,” said Gallagher. However, she highlights the cyclical nature of the re-emergence of the core ideas behind these conspiracies: “that narrative is certainly linked to antisemitism […] It gets a new coat of paint every decade or so.”