Alt-Right, alt-light, and all the in-betweens.

The Alt-Right Is Not a Monolith

The Alt-Right Is Not a Monolith

Getting to know the real Donald Trump.
Aug. 24 2017 2:07 PM

A Taxonomy of the Alt-Right

Breaking down all the warring factions within the movement that helped Trump get elected.


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Virginia Heffernan talks to Andrew Marantz, a writer at the New Yorker, about the many warring factions within the alt-right and how the left should respond to them.

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