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Alt-Right sounds like “all right.” But it is NOT all right. Not at all.

This movement, found in the USA as well as Europe, accuses older conservatives of selling out their countries to foreigners.

In 2008 Richard Bertrand Spencer coined the term Alternative Right, based on “white identity and the preservation of “Western Civilization.”  Spencer leads the white nationalist think tank National policy Institute. Alt-Right rejects egalitarianism and universalism.

From the National Policy institute column, February 2014, “Immigration is a kind a proxy war—and maybe a last stand—for White Americans, who are undergoing a painful recognition that, unless dramatic action is taken, their grandchildren will live in a country that is alien and hostile.”

Spencer describes Alt-Right followers as younger people, often recent college graduates, who realize the “uselessness of mainstream conservatism.” This group opposes immigration and the resettlement of Syrian refugees in America.

Trump is a hero to the Alt-Right, which slammed every major Republican primary candidate except Trump, who regularly speaks out against “political correctness,” Muslims, immigrants, Mexicans, Chinese and others.

This movement spread on the Internet, especially Twitter. But twice a year, Spencer reserves the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. for a gathering. The events are open to reporters and supporters. Topics include “Beyond Conservatism” and “Identity Politics.’ Spencer said that Trump was creating a political space in which the Alt-Right could grow.

Andrew Anglin of the neo-Nazi website The Daily Stormer posted: “The Alt-Right goal is to ethnically cleanse White nations of non-Whites and establish an authoritarian government. Many people also believe that the Jews should be exterminated.”

Stephen Bannon was the controversial executive chairman of Breitbart News LLC. He was Trump’s campaign CEO. Trump has chosen him as his chief White House strategist.

In September 2015 a piece on the Breitbart website attacked Pope Francis for his comments about the United States welcoming more refugees.

Some attempts are made to soften the approach of Alt-Right. Don’t be misled. The Alt-Right has no place in a democracy…or the real world we live in.