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The Most Dangerous Form of American Extremism Yet

Nov 14, 2017 | 13 videos
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While it may be tempting to dismiss members of the alt-right as disturbed or fringe, The Atlantic writer Luke O’Brien cautions that the group may be the most dangerous form of American extremism yet. That’s because the alt-right has capitalized on the anonymity of the internet to recruit members and proliferate its ideology. O’Brien argues that unless America wakes up to this insidious threat, the alt-right will continue to grow and become more extreme.


For more, read O’Brien’s article on The Atlantic, “The Making of an American Nazi.”


Authors: Brianna Pressey, Jeremy Raff, Luke O’Brien

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