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Why Conspiracy Theorists Think FEMA Is Building Camps to Imprison Americans

The thinking goes that any number of abandoned industrial spaces could be used to round up civilians at a moment’s notice

An abandoned structure at the Heart Mountain Japanese internment camp in Cody, WY. Photo: Bill O’Leary/The Washington Post via Getty Images

Linda Thompson’s 1994 video, “America Under Siege,” still pops up on YouTube here and there — usually a degraded VHS copy distorted…




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Colin Dickey

Colin Dickey

Failed histories, histories of failure. Author of four books: The Unidentified, Ghostland, Afterlives of the Saints, and Cranioklepty.

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