AltRight


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AltRight

(ALTternative RIGHT) An ultra-conservative movement in the U.S. that is not in favor of globalization, immigration and cultural diversity. Also called the "New Right," white Christian males are its predominant constituents. Abbreviated AltRight to embody Internet speak, the movement's philosophy and related information is published online on Web sites such as www.altright.com and www.breitbart.com. In 2010, Richard Spencer founded the Alternative Right Web site. The European counterpart is the Identitarian movement, which started in France in the early 2000s.

Why This Definition in a Technical Encyclopedia?
The AltRight makes extremely effective use of social media, such as Twitter and Facebook. However, because the "alt" nomenclature has been used on the Internet for decades to identify numerous newsgroups, this entry is provided to clarify the difference. AltRight is an increasingly popular political movement rather than a category of information on the Internet. See alt newsgroup.
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Mike Peinovich, aka Mike Enoch: Creator of the popular alt-Right blog The Right Sh#(TRS) and co-host of a podcast called The Daily Shoah (TDS), "Mike Enoch" is usually mentioned as a member of the alt-Right's "First Triumverate," together with Richard Spencer of AltRight.
On the anonymous online message board Reddit, one of the most popular posts in the since-banned AltRight subcommunity speculated whether "if Whites become a shrinking minority in the US, do you really think Mexicans, Africans, and Muslims will embrace our values and our Constitution?
On September 9, Richard Spencer, president of the white nationalist National Policy Institute, spoke about Trump at an altright press conference, noting how the movement is "riding his coattails," adding, "There's been more interest in us because we were generally pro-Trump, because we're inspired by him.
com/white-supremacists-banned-online-google-discord-act-remove-extremist-content-2578447) remove white supremacist users and servers from its platform, including a server used by AltRight.
Here's the thing, though - if you carry a swastika and make the Sieg Heil salute, you are not altright, you are a Nazi, plain and simple.