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Trump, Alt-Right, White Nationalists

White Nationalists Salute The Übermensch Of 2016

It’s too soon to tell what will become of the alt-right. While the alt-right is ready to capitalize on Trump’s win, the question is whether it will destroy itself in the process.

December 14, 2016
Texas A&M students protest white nationalist Richard Spencer

Texas A&M Students Protest White Nationalist Leader’s Speech

The university said its leaders explored whether it could legally prohibit Spencer’s event, but ultimately recognized its obligation to uphold free speech.

December 7, 2016
Hate crimes

In An Ugly Election Result, Hate Surges Online

Most of the racist online publications still have modest readerships, attracting between 100,000 and 300,000 unique visitors per month, far less than the typical daily newspaper in a small American city. But all have seen rapid growth, and many sites have seen their traffic more than double over the past year.

November 25, 2016
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Stop Calling It The ‘Alt-Right’ – It’s The Brat Right

Breitbart, however fascist or Nazi, is not really about politics, morals, principles or beliefs. It’s about the fun of being naughty, the kind of puerile fun little bullies have. Our indignation at their naughtiness fills them with “we glee,” the glee of being part of their naughty little gang. We should call them the brat-right and bratbart news.

November 24, 2016

Trump’s Authoritarian Presidency: Echoes Of 1930s Germany And 1950s McCarthyism Abound

America under Donald Trump is entering an uncharted authoritarian era. There are myriad events that everyone is seeing and unfolding behind closed doors that are forming a prologue to Trump’s authoritarian rule.

November 22, 2016
White supremacists delighted by White House appointment of Steve Bannon

Celebrating Trump, White Supremacists Convene In Nation’s Capital

The “alt-right” gang gathered in Washington looked more like lobbyists than Klansmen or skinheads, but their white nationalist ideology gave off a familiar odor.

November 21, 2016
White nationalist Spencer on CBS News

CBS Provides Platform For White Nationalist To Spin Without Pressing On Racist Views

CBS News provided alt-right white nationalist Richard Spencer with a platform to normalize his racist political movement and praise President-elect Trump without pressing him on his racists comments.

November 18, 2016
Donald Trump and the Alt-Right

How Donald Trump Took Hate Groups Mainstream

Trump did not become the object of white nationalist affection simply because his positions reflect their core concerns. Extremists made him their chosen candidate and now hail him as “Emperor Trump” because he has amplified their message on social media—and, perhaps most importantly, has gone to great lengths to avoid distancing himself from the racist right.

October 23, 2016
Steve Bannon, head of the news website Breitbart News, was named to the new position of campaign chief executive officer. Bannon, a conservative flamethrower was referred to by ousted Corey Lewandowski as "a street fighter" like himself. The campaign statement announcing the changes touted a Bloomberg Politics article that branded Bannon "the most dangerous political operative in America." REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

From ‘Man Of The World’: Steve Bannon’s Nonprofiteering

Before Donald Trump appointed Stephen K. Bannon as his presidential campaign’s “CEO’ this week, he was known in media and political circles as the abrasive chief of Breitbart.com — the right-wing website that increasingly reflects white nationalist ideology. Over the past few several years, however, Bannon has also chaired a shadowy nonprofit group in Tallahassee, […]

August 20, 2016
Right-wing demonstrators protest against the wave of terrorism in front of the old stock exchange in Brussels, Belgium. March 27. 2016. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Belgian Police Break Up Street Protests As Attack Investigation Widens

Most of the protests were peaceful but white-helmeted riot police used the water cannon against a group of protesters, many of whom local media described as right-wing nationalists, who burst onto the square chanting and carrying banners denouncing Islamic State.

March 28, 2016