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Writer Timothy Beck Werth says the media and the public need to stop letting white supremacists whitewash their real aims with an innocuous-sounding name. This movement isn't "alternative medicine" or "alternative rock," it's fascism and it's getting people killed.

With a name like the Alt Right, [they] can tell themselves the movement isn’t really racist. A name like the Alt Klan [is] a reminder that white supremacy is a feature, not a bug, of the Alt Right, and that the movement was borne out of and is inseparable from white supremacy.
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James Delingpole says while white supremacy is part of the alt-right, the movement is really based in backlash to conservatives caving to liberal interests.

For years, from America to Europe to Australia, on a whole range of social issues from the environment to gay marriage to multiculturalism, diversity and gender, mainstream conservatism has far too eagerly conceded territory to the progressive opposition.
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Some say it's a mistake to paint all members of the alt-right with the white supremacy brush.

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But Richard Collins' murder has many saying we need to wake up and name this movement for what it isif we're going to further prevent senseless violence.

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Some alt-right members say the whole movement cannot be racist because they themselves are not racist.

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But here's just one May 24 tweet from Richard Spencer, the man who coined the term "alt-right" and is the coeditor of AltRight.com

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