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The Alt-Right Movement’s Origins And Axioms

There’s alt-rock, alt-country…but alt-right? The political term, short for Alternative Right, has blown up so much in the past few days that even Hillary Clinton used it during her speech last Thursday to criticize opponent Donald Trump. 

But what is the alternative right, and how is it different from everyday conservatism?

Morning Shift talks with Buzzfeed News reporter Rosie Gray about the alt-right movement and its growing influence in the 2016 presidential race.

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