Rush Limbaugh, Glenn Beck, Alex Jones, the NRA...they all spread their conspiracy theories and have built a culture of fear in the United States. Now that we know Newtown school shooter Adam Lanza's mother Nancy was a "doomsday prepper" and a "survivalist," what role do these conspiracy theorists and culture of fear spreaders play in these tragedies?
In downtown Washington, D.C., sits Union Market, a warehouse turned chic artisanal marketplace. It’s home to many pop-up stores selling things like organic produce, grass-fed beef, chemical-free soaps, and chef-grade kitchen knives. Here, anyone can aspire to cook like a chef or eat like a food critic