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Alt-America : the rise of the radical right in the age of Trump

Author: David A Neiwert
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Just as Donald Trump's victorious campaign for the US presidency shocked liberal Americans, the seemingly sudden national prominence of white supremacists, xenophobes, militia leaders, and mysterious "Alt-Right" leaders mystifies many. But the extreme Right has been growing steadily in the US since the 1990s, with the rise of patriot militias. Following 9/11, conspiracy theorists found fresh life; and in virulent  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Donald Trump
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David A Neiwert
ISBN: 9781786634238 1786634236 9781786637468 1786637464 9781786634467 1786634465
OCLC Number: 967372866
Description: 456 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Into the abyss --
Alt-America --
Black helicopters and truck bombs --
9/11 and the dark invaders --
A black president and a birth certificate --
Mad Hatters and March Hares --
The return of the militias --
The Bundy Pandora's box --
Bad days on the Malheur --
The alt-right reinvention --
"Hail emperor Trump!" --
The id unleashed --
The aftermath --
Afterword: fascism and our future.
Responsibility: David Neiwert.


The story of the remarkable resurgence of right-wing extremists in the United States  Read more...
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