alt-right


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alt-right

(ôlt′rīt′)
n.
A loosely organized political movement founded in the United States in the early 21st century as an alternative to traditional conservativism and characterized by incendiary rhetoric, rejection of perceived political correctness, and espousal of controversial positions such as white nationalism, male chauvinism, antisemitism, and hatred of Islam.

alt′-right′ adj.
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Michigan: Fistfights near Michigan State University broke out Monday, March 6, in the latest clash between supporters of alt-right leader Richard Spencer and those protesting his white supremacist views.
The 26-year-old reached the quarter-finals of the Australian Open before losing to Hyeon Chung and was left to face questions over claims he was a supporter of the controversial alt-right movement.
The American was forced to deny after his fourth-round win that he supports the controversial alt-right movement.
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.
On a visit to Harrison in Arkansas, once dubbed the most racist town in America, Miriam wants to talk to the local Klu Klux Klan (they refuse), so tracks down the leader of a local alt-right group.
20, 2017, alt-right icon Richard Spencer (http://www.
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.
Over the past months we have been obsessing over the threat of the so-called alt-right, while ignoring much more dangerous anti-government movements such as "sovereign citizens", who are considered the number one domestic threat by law enforcement agents.
This is strange indeed and it is surely a foreboding of the next crisis that would engulf Europe should alt-right native Christians rise and promulgate decrees to expel Muslims to the lands of North Africa, Middle East, and Southeast Asia especially.
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.
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.