Anthony James Hall

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Anthony James (Tony) Hall is a Canadian professor in the Liberal Education Program at the University of Lethbridge,[1] and editor-in-chief of independent news site American Herald Tribune.[2]

Critics have called him a conspiracy theorist.[3]

Early life[edit]

Hall received his B.A. and M.A. from York University and his Ph.D. from the University of Toronto.[4]


Hall is a professor at the University of Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada. At Lethbridge, he has been a professor in the Department of Native Studies,[5] and the founder of a program in Globalization Studies.

In 2001, Hall organized an academic conference on indigenous rights, coinciding with the 3rd Summit of the Americas in Quebec City. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police questioned him about his activities, which the Canadian Association of University Teachers called a violation of his academic freedom.[6] Hall wrote a book called Earth into Property (McGill/Queens University Press, 2010) describing the disastrous effects of capitalism on indigenous peoples. A review in The Independent said the book "deserves a far wider readership than it's likely to get via a small Canadian publisher."[7]

Hall belongs to the 9/11 Truth movement.[8][9] He has also promoted anti-Zionist conspiracy theories in collaboration with Holocaust deniers Kevin Barrett and James H. Fetzer.[10]


  1. ^ Lethbridge faculty directory entry for Hall, retrieved 2016-08-30.
  2. ^ About Tony Hall, American Herald Tribune, retrieved 2016-08-30.
  3. ^ Kennicott, Philip (June 27, 2010), "In 'Restrepo,' the Afghan war's brutality as viewed through the soldier's scope", Washington Post .
  4. ^ Graduate Studies Calendar 2011/2012, Univ. of Lethbridge, retrieved 2011-07-18.
  5. ^ "Aboriginal population soaring", Edmonton Journal, July 18, 2007 .
  6. ^ "RCMP Quiz Lethbridge Prof Over Summit", CAUT-ACPPU Bulletin, April 2001 .
  7. ^ "The Best Books for Christmas: Our Picks for 2010", The Independent, 26 November 2010 .
  8. ^ Kay, Jonathan (November 25, 2010), "University of Lethbridge pays student $7,714 to pursue 9/11 conspiracy theories", National Post .
  9. ^ Urback, Robin (November 26, 2010), "Research grant to fund conspiracy theories?", Macleans .
  10. ^ Schnarr, J. W. (June 19, 2016), "Conspiracy theories", Lethbridge Herald .