alt-right


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alt-right

The "alternative right," an extremely conservative political movement in the US. (Conservative political groups are traditionally referred to as "the Right," while liberal groups are known as "the Left.") Many views of the alt-right are considered radical by other Americans.
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Pepe the Frog" is a cartoon mascot of the "race realist" alt-right, so Nagle is drawing a parallel that is in many ways unfair.
In this article we will be taking a closer look at what is being called the alt-Right, the false opposition that is being put forward as a response to Antifa and the oppressive left-wing political correctness that is becoming omnipresent.
The email was among a number of internal Breitbart documents published by BuzzFeed that revealed how Bannon, Yiannopoulos and other alt-right heavyweights planned to push their values into the mainstream.
Christopher Caldwell, "What the Alt-Right Really Means," December 2, 2016, https://www.
The said flag is often used as an alt-right symbol.
We're going to stop the fascists and the alt-right," said Flying Dick.
Angela Nagle's short, intelligent book, Kill All Normies: Online Culture Wars from 4Chan and Tumblr to Trump and the Alt-Right, is the story of how these "teenage gamers, pseudonymous swastika-posting anime lovers, ironic South Park conservatives, anti-feminist pranksters, nerdish harassers, and meme-making trolls" had until recently been gaining so much cultural, political, and ideological momentum.
Responsibility for the violence that occurred in Charlottesville, including the death of Heather Heyer, does not lie with many sides but with one side: the Nazis, alt-right and white supremacists who brought their hate to a peaceful community.
Even though the people who died amid the unrest have not been linked to antifa (the other two victims were police officers), questions have since been raised about the violence at the weekend rally and further potential for violence at upcoming events by both the alt-right (a term that encompasses different strands of white supremacist factions) and the antifa activists who come out to meet them.
A violent fracas broke out at the Charlottesville rally attended by members of organised neo-Nazi and so-called alt-right groups protesting the removal of a Confederate statue.
He pointed out that "This is a fellow who keeps as his chief policy advisor Steve Bannon, who described his Breitbart news agency as a platform for the alt-right.
But for President Trump they are a part of his political base that he is sheepish about criticizing and whose connections run directly through White House adviser Steve Bannon, who ran the alt-right publication Breitbart.
After the 2016 presidential election, as the US media scrambled for ways to understand the sources of Trump's support, there was a dramatic proliferation on news sites of profiles of figures from the alt-right such as Milo Yiannopolous and Richard Spencer--many of them alarmingly deferential in tone.