"Alt-right"

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The alt-right, or alternative right, is a loosely-connected and ill-defined[1] grouping of so-called 'white supremacists', 'neo-Confederates', 'neo-Nazis', 'neo-fascists', and other 'far-right'[2][3][4] fringe 'hate groups'.[5][6]

Alt-right beliefs have been described as 'isolationist', 'protectionist', antisemitic and 'white supremacist', and frequently said to be overlapping with 'neo-Nazism',[7] identitarianism, nativism and Islamophobia,[8][9] antifeminism, misogyny and homophobia,[10][11] right-wing populism and the neoreactionary movement. Most of these descriptions are the lingua-franca of similarly extremist Left wing hate groups such as the SPLC and applied in a pejorative manner by by them and the political Left generally.

The concept has further been associated with several groups such as American nationalists, paleoconservatives, paleolibertarians, Christian fundamentalists, neo-monarchists, men's rights advocates, and the 2016 United States presidential election campaign of Donald Trump.[12][13]

Weblinks

“We memed alt-right into existence” Interview with Richard Spencer by Vice News.

 

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References

  1. "Mr. Spencer, however you describe him, calls himself a part of the "alt-right" — a new term for an informal and ill-defined collection of internet-based radicals." Caldwell, Christopher Caldwell (December 2, 2016) "What the Alt-Right Really Means" The New York Times
  2. Stack, Liam (August 15, 2017). Alt-Right, Alt-Left, Antifa: A Glossary of Extremist Language. The New York Times. Retrieved: February 10, 2018. "The 'alt-right' is a racist, far-right movement based on an ideology of white nationalism and anti-Semitism."
  3. October 13, 2017. Explained: Alt-right, alt-light and militias in the US. Al Jazeera. Retrieved: February 10, 2018. "The alt-right is a loosely knit coalition of far-right groups that includes populists, white supremacists, white nationalists, neo-Confederates and neo-Nazis."
  4. Alt-Right. The Southern Poverty Law Center. Retrieved: February 10, 2018. "The Alternative Right, commonly known as the Alt-Right, is a set of far-right ideologies, groups and individuals whose core belief is that 'white identity' is under attack by multicultural forces using 'political correctness' and 'social justice' to undermine white people and 'their' civilization."
  5. "Alt Right: A Primer about the New White Supremacy". Anti-Defamation League. Retrieved December 27, 2017.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  6. "Alt-Right". Southern Poverty Law Center. Retrieved December 27, 2017.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  7. Romo, Vanessa (September 6, 2017). "'Ghost Skins' And Masculinity: Alt-Right Terms, Defined". NPR. Retrieved September 7, 2017.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  8. Hassan, Adeel (September 23, 2016). "Candy, Hashtags and Hate". The New York Times.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  9. Lynch, Conor (June 14, 2016). "With their Orlando response, Trump and the alt-right are playing directly into the hands of ISIS". Salon.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  10. Main, Thomas J. (August 25, 2016). "What's the Alt-Right?". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved October 30, 2016.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  11. Signorile, Michelangelo (September 21, 2016). "Donald Trump's Hate-Fueled, Alt-Right Army Hates 'Faggots' Too". The Huffington Post. Retrieved October 30, 2016.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  12. "Men's-Rights Activists Are Finding a New Home With the Alt-Right". New York Magazine. December 14, 2016. Retrieved April 28, 2017.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  13. Hawley, George (2017). Making Sense of the Alt-Right. Columbia University Press.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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