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The Alt-Right Playbook: Mainstreaming

patreon: http://patreon.com/InnuendoStudios tumblr: http://innuendostudios.tumblr.com twitter: https://twitter.com/InnuendoStudios curious cat: https://curiouscat.me/InnuendoStudios transcript: http://innuendostudios.tumblr.com/post/172589201372/the-newest-installment-of-the-alt-right-playbook research: http://innuendostudios.tumblr.com/post/183630744222/research-masterpost sources: The Overton Window: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_v-hzc6blGI the primary resource for the Alt-Right’s hijacking of the news and social media is Media Manipulation and Disinformation Online by Alice Marwick and Rebecca Lewis: https://datasociety.net/output/media-manipulation-and-disinfo-online/ buy Delany’s memoir, The Motion of Light in Water, here: https://www.amazon.com/Motion-Light-Water-Science-Fiction/dp/0816645248 13 of pro-Trump tweets in 2016 were bots: http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/twitter-bots-trump-clinton-1.3814386 prevalence of sockpuppet accounts: https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2017/09/01/twitter-struggles-to-deal-with-the-sock-puppet-and-bot-armies/ sockpuppets try to discredit Black feminists: https://www.buzzfeed.com/ryanhatesthis/your-slip-is-showing-4chan-trolls-operation-lollipop echo parentheses: http://nymag.com/selectall/2016/06/understanding-the-alt-rights-jew-parentheses.html Milo Yiannopoulos fans shoot progressives at his speech: https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/crime/couple-charged-with-assault-in-shooting-melee-during-uw-speech-by-milo-yiannopoulos/ Richard Spencer claims to have quit public speaking due to backlash from progressives: https://boingboing.net/2018/03/17/horses-mouth.html neo-nazis chant “Jews will not replace us” in Charlottesville: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n12sjwk9FBE Alt-Righter gives interview wearing Nazi death’s head pin: http://www.miaminewtimes.com/video/neo-nazi-protester-explains-fear-over-extinction-of-white-race-at-richard-spencer-speech-in-gainesville-fla-pWGMma9U neo-nazi fires gun at Black man during Charlottesville march, police do nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X-TD2uBHKoQ NYT profiles: https://www.theroot.com/the-new-york-times-whitesplains-its-awful-neo-nazi-prof-1820763196 Milo threatening to out immigrants: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/uc-berkely-protests-milo-yiannopoulos-publicly-name-undocumented-students-cancelled-talk-illegals-a7561321.html white student union hoax started by Stormfront: https://www.snopes.com/news/2015/11/24/white-student-union-facebook-hoax/ planting false or misleading news in small outlets and watching it “trade up the chain” to national news: http://observer.com/2016/10/exclusive-interview-how-this-right-wing-troll-reaches-100m-people-a-month/