Alt-America: The Rise of the Radical Right in the Age of Trump by David Neiwert

Alt-America: The Rise of the Radical Right in the Age of Trump

Just as Donald Trump's victorious campaign for the US presidency shocked liberal Americans, the seemingly sudden national prominence of white supremacists, xenophobes, militia leaders, and mysterious "Alt-Right" leaders mystifies many. But the extreme Right has been growing steadily in the US since the 1990s, with the rise of patriot militias. Following 9/11, conspiracy th...

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  • Blair
    After a really strong introduction, I was excited about this comprehensive review of the modern political right in North America. Neiwert's thesis is that the right-wing groups and movements of today's USA have formed a perception of American society that is entirely detached from reality – a s...
  • Montzalee Wittmann
    Alt-America: The Rise of the Radical Right in the Age of Trump by David Neiwert is a book I requested from NetGalley and the book's publishers and the review is voluntary. I want to thank them for the chance to read this great book. This book shows the reader that although the 'Alt-Right' seems to h...
  • Michelle
    ALT America: The Rise of the Radical Right in the Age of Trump, written by investigative journalist and reporter David Neiwert who has studied political science for decades. This highly informative and expertly researched book defines the powerful forces that shape and define the ALT political movem...
  • Dan
    An unsettling and deeply terrifying but also unputdownable history of the far right's development in America across the past few decades. ...
  • Tonstant Weader
    I wish Alt-America were fiction, I would like it so much better if it were telling the story of what happened in another multi-verse, but it’s all terribly true and so it is depressing. However, if we want a just and decent society, we have to look at reality no matter how sad, depressing, and ...
  • Kaelan (Κάϊλαν)
    ***** Fascism And Our Future *****The above title is taken from the final chapter of this book. It is a fitting heading to be paired with our current politcial climate, and I say "our" political climate as - despite being from London, UK - I can thoroughly agree that when America sneezes, the world ...
  • Peter Mcloughlin
    This book is an in-depth study of the of the radical right and its entry into the mainstream in the person of Donald J. Trump. The factors that made this homegrown fascist movement were many and incubating for a long time. Some of them have to do with authoritarian psychology to which a large segmen...

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