I have a problem with the alt-right movement

I have a problem with neo-Nazis (the "alt-right") trying to define themselves into the mainstream


I have a problem with neo-Nazis (the “alt-right”) trying to define themselves into the mainstream by piggybacking on the much milder racism borne of understandable ignorance which results from lack of contact, and which reflects uncertainty about the vigour and staying power of diverse cultures and identities across Western nations.

Most especially, allowing neo-Nazis to define themselves as “right wing” whereas there is nothing right wing about them, is a problem. If fiscal and social conservatives are unwilling to define the Nazis out of the “right wing”, they will have to shift their own ways of calling themselves.

I propose “there is nothing right wing about hate” as a starting point. While the “alt-reicht” tries to brainwash us …


Nathan Weatherdon

Toronto, ON


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