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The so-called “alt-right” has been much in the news this past week, with a prominent speech by Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton invoking the movement by name and tying it to the campaign of Donald Trump. Journalists, political junkies, and historians alike are scrambling to figure out where precisely this movement comes from, who its key figures are, what their ideas are, and how it relates to far-right movements of the past, to far-right movements in other nations today, and to the broader political landscape of the present and the recent past. Who are these guys? Part of that history and Read more