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Tracing the Alt-Right's Ideas Back to the Source

Alexandra Minna Stern, a professor of American Culture, History, and Women’s Studies at the University of Michigan, where she leads the Sterilization and Social Justice Lab, and the author of Proud Boys and the White Ethnostate: How the Alt-Right Is Warping the American Imagination (Beacon Press, 2019), offers a scholar's analysis of the ideas of the alt-right and white nationalism and shows where they're linked.


 2019-08-12  29m