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The alt-right is a right-wing political movement originating in the United States.[1] 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.[2] The group is said to have influenced the 2016 United States presidential election in favor of the winning candidate Donald Trump.[3] 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.[4]

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  1. "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
  3. O'Grady, Jeremy (October 1, 2016). "The rise of the alt-right". The Week. Archived from the original on January 26, 2017. Retrieved April 19, 2017. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  4. "About". National Policy Institute. 2017-03-30. Retrieved 2018-03-26.