Posted on August 29, 2016

The Rise of the “Alt-Right” Movement and Its Place in This Year’s Presidential Campaign

The Diane Rehm Show, NPR (WAMU), August 29, 2016

The new CEO of Donald Trump’s campaign is closely aligned with the so-called “alt-right,” a nationalist movement that rejects multiculturalism. The rise of the alt-right movement and its place in this year’s presidential campaign.


  • Norman Ornstein resident scholar, American Enterprise Institute; co-author of “It’s Even Worse Than It Looks: How the American Constitutional System Collided With the New Politics of Extremism”
  • Robert P. Jones CEO, Public Religion Research Institute; author, “The End of White Christian America”
  • Rosie Gray reporter, BuzzFeed
  • Jared Taylor editor, American Renaissance which describes itself as a “race-realist, white advocacy organization”.

[Editor’s Note: You can listen to the full program at the original article link below.]