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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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Many critics of the capitalism associate the rise of alt right in different nations in general and Trump's accession to White House with the broken economic model of the West.
Under Bannon's leadership, Breitbart has given favourable coverage to the white supremacist Alt Right movement.
The Daily Beast quoted Spencer saying: "Breitbart has elective affinities with the Alt Right, and the Alt Right has clearly influenced Breitbart; In this way, Breitbart has acted as a 'gateway' to Alt Right ideas and writers.
Under Bannon's leadership, Breitbart has given favuorable coverage to the white supremacist Alt Right movement.
I could go on, but the foregoing is sufficient to indicate the basic views of the "alt right."
*Melissa Ryan is the author of the Ctrl Alt Right Delete newsletter and the founder of Factual Democracy Project.
"Alt right" is a term that deserves to fade into oblivion.
It is titled "From Alt Right to Alt Lite: Naming the Hate," and it profiles 36 (double chai!) prominent individuals who are either known for their anti-Semitism or known for cozying up to people known for their anti-Semitism.
"The Karl Marx of the Alt Right" and co-editor of AltRight.com, Richard Spencer took to Twitter to hail the Patriots' win just as he has, in the past, used Nazi-inspired language to " Hail Trump!
With the 2016 US election cycle and the rise of Donald Trump, the alt right has burst onto the scene, taking with it significant controversy.
Under his leadership, Breitbart has reportedly become a platform for the "alt right" and it, "embraces and promotes white nationalism, racism, anti-Semitism, homophobia, transphobia and misogyny," according to (http://www.latimes.com/nation/ct-alt-right-code-words-20161116-story.html) the Los Angeles Times.
Shortly after our encounter, which took place this March over brunch in Washington, Yiannopoulos published a long article championing the "alt right," the largely Internet-based, populist movement that has surged to prominence on the heels of Trump's success.
Spencer coined the term "alt right" in 2008, the Independent reported Friday.
"Twitter is trying to airbrush the Alt Right out of existence.