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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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Sandgren (above) has insisted he does not support the alt-right and, addressing a press conference after his 6-4 7-6 6-3 defeat, he read a statement saying: "You seek to put people in these little boxes so that you can order the world in your preconceived ideas.
A substitute and field hockey coach defended his affiliation with the alt-right movement Friday after being fired from the Academy of the Holy Cross in Kensington, Maryland.
The author of Kill All Normies: The Online Culture Wars from Tumblr and 4chan to the alt-right and Trump is a sensitive and critical observer with the stamina to wade through enormous quantities of dreck.
It is easy to denounce the alt-right, as Democratic - and Republican - leaders did after Charlottesville.
It is always worth remembering that Bannon, who departed the White House in mid-August and returned to his right-wing website Breitbart the same day, last year proudly told Mother Jones: "We're the platform for the alt-right.
In an interview, the 54-year-old Irishman said: "As the world hurtles towards the alt-right, yes, I worry about that.
These findings also perhaps point to the susceptibility of white Americans, white Evangelicals in particular, to Far Right ideology expressed by the Alt-Right and white nationalists," Berry concludes.
The above-mentioned leaders and celebrities of the alt-Right, along with a motley assortment of knuckle draggers from the National Socialist Movement, the Ku Klux Klan, the Traditionalist Workers Party, Vanguard America, and other groups that are virulently racist and/or openly neo-Nazi, came together at the much-publicized "Unite the Right" rally on August 12.
Joseph Bernstein, who carried out the BuzzFeed investigation, said the documents showed, "Breitbart does more than tolerate the most hate-filled, racist voices of the alt-right.
And the bad ideas of the alt-right and its bedfellows are similar in some ways to ideas you'll find on the radical left.
Anglin explains that the goal of the alt-right "is to ethnically cleanse White nations of non-Whites and establish an authoritarian government.
During a conversation at the Nieman Foundation in October with television producer Jamieson Lesko, a 2018 Nieman Fellow, Reeve--who has been covering the alt-right for a year and a half, first for The New Republic and since June 2016for "Vice News Tonight"--discussed the making of the documentary.
The rock trio from Washington, DC, attacks the alt-right, fascists, anti-semites, neo-Nazis, white power movements and others who are seeking to destroy Democracy, freedom and diversity in the United States.
Kill All the Normies: Online Culture Wars From 4Chan And Tumblr To Trump And The Alt-Right