How white nationalists tapped into decades of pent-up racism to spark a movement

The term “alt-right” covers a loosely defined group whose far-right ideology includes racism, populism and white nationalism. It is embraced by white supremacists, who believe white people should dominate all other races, and white nationalists, who say whites are a distinct nation that needs special political and legal protections.

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‘Trump, Trump, Trump!’ How a President’s Name Became a Racial Jeer

Last year’s contentious presidential election gave oxygen to hate. An analysis of F.B.I. crime data by the Center for the Study of Hate & Extremism at California State University, San Bernardino, found a 26 percent increase in bias incidents in the last quarter of 2016 — the heart of the election season — compared with the same period the previous year.

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Origins of the alt-right, Part 2: White supremacy is deeply enmeshed in our culture

This is an intelligent strategic move, as we can see from the discourse of Jared Taylor, who takes his cues from David Duke, or among many “alt-light” activists — such as Milo Yiannopoulos, Stefan Molyneux, Sargon of Akkad, etc. — who present themselves more in a “libertarian” vein.

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What happens when black men refuse to praise Trump: ‘I should have left them in jail’

The worst part isn’t in the words at all—it’s down in the lower right hand corner, where this spitwad of preening racism has garnered a quarter of a million “likes” from Trump’s followers on Twitter. That’s far more than any other Trump tweet in over a week.

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What is Behind the Military Coup in Zimbabwe?

As early as 2015, Mnangagwa began reaching out to opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai to discuss plans to implement a five-year transition government, in which both men would play a leading role. The unity government would compensate and “reintegrate” dispossessed former owners of large-scale farms.

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