The alt-right is a right-wing political movement originating in the United States. There are many different type of people in the alt-right. They include white nationalists, antifeminists, manospherians, conservatives, Christians, nationalists and men's rights activists. The group is said to have influenced the 2016 United States presidential election in favor of the winning candidate Donald Trump. The term "Alt-right" is said to have been coined by Richard Spencer, who is a political writer and the current president of the nationalist think-tank National Policy Institute.
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- "Mr. Spencer, however you describe him, calls himself a part of the “alt-right” — a new term for an informal and ill-defined collection of internet-based radicals." Caldwell, Christopher Caldwell (December 2, 2016) "What the Alt-Right Really Means" The New York Times
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