Founded on January 16, 2017, AltRight.com brings together the best writers and analysts from Alt Right, in North America, Europe, and around the world….
Taking part in the launch of a new website, AltRight.com, evokes great hopes for the future . . . but also a certain nostalgia and déjà vu.
In March 2010, I launched the original AlternativeRight.com. By then, the “Alt Right” label had gained currency among the circle of young rightist intellectuals I was friends with in Washington and New York City, as well as the wider audience of Takimag.com, where I had worked as Editor. A website called Alternative Rightwas a real stake in the ground (if only a digital one), an announcement—ambitious, pretentious, quixotic—of nothing less than a new movement….
This new site’s ambition is to define the Alt Right—a term that has sprung from obscurity to household notoriety . . . the kind of thing that receives finger-wagging from Hillary Clinton (and even Donald Trump) . . . that gets a laugh on Saturday Night Live . . . that inspired the gag that Darth Vader no longer identifies as a Sith Lord but as an “Alt Jedi.” While currency in pop culture is certainly a sign of success, it also means the term is in danger of turning into a cliché.
This site is also an attempt at real collaboration between some of the most important intellectuals and activists in our movement. I’m not alone anymore in being a career thought-criminal; indeed, I’m amazed and envious of the work of my colleagues.
And finally AltRight.com is an attempt, in its news and commentary function, to reach a much broader audience than ever before—an audience that no longer stares back at me perplexed but is actively googling and contemplating the Alt Right and its ideas…. –read more
It is also now linked in the right sidebar. All other alt-right links have been removed, as any of those websites with consequence will now be participating in the new AltRight.com website.