‘Alt-Right’ Movement

March 17, 2017 • Volume 27, Issue 11
Do its white-nationalist views have wide support?
By Marcia Clemmitt


American Renaissance
Alt-right-affiliated website and organization founded by white nationalist Jared Taylor that argues that race heavily determines traits such as intelligence and morality.

Anti-Defamation League
605 Third Ave., New York, NY 10158
International Jewish group that researches, monitors and opposes anti-Semitism and other forms of bigotry.

Center for Right-Wing Studies
2420 Bowditch St., MC5670, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720-5670
Research center that studies right-wing movements around the world.

Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism
State University of California, 5500 University Parkway, San Bernardino, CA 92407-2318
Research group that analyzes data and policy on bigotry, terrorism and extremism's effects on civil rights.

National Policy Institute
Alt-right think tank and publisher of material on white European identity politics.

Occidental Observer
Far-right Web publication on white European culture and white identity politics.

Political Research Associates
1310 Broadway, Suite 201, Somerville, MA 02144
Think tank that researches and analyzes threats to social justice from the far right.

Southern Poverty Law Center
400 Washington Ave., Montgomery, AL 36104
Monitors domestic hate groups and extremists and provides training and legal advocacy to oppose hate crimes.

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