Posted on August 26, 2016

Everything You Need to Know About the Alt-Right Movement

NPR (KPCC), August 26, 2016

Yesterday in Reno, Hillary Clinton claimed Donald Trump is embracing the Alt-Right philosophy, calling it a paranoid fringe that’s taking over the GOP. Breitbart executive chairman and Trump campaign CEO Steve Bannon bragged earlier this summer that his site had become “the platform for the alt-right.

In an interview with ABC News, self-identified Alt-Right-er Jared Taylor described the group as “a dissident movement” where “the prevailing orthodoxy about race is that it is an insignificant phenomenon.” The Southern Poverty Law Center defines the alt-right as “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.”

What do those in the Alt-Right believe and does Trump share their goals, is he actively courting them, or is this spin from the Clinton campaign?


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