People gather outside Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, in the US state of South Carolina, a day after a mass shooting left nine dead in June 2015. Photo: Reuters

‘White genocide’ and ‘the great replacement’: a primer on the US alt-right movement

  • Part glossary, part who’s who, George Hawley’s book The Alt-Right: What Everyone Needs to Know traces the roots of the US far-right movement
  • He looks at white supremacists in the context of American political conservatism, and reports the internet has given racists new cohesion and a public voice
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People gather outside Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, in the US state of South Carolina, a day after a mass shooting left nine dead in June 2015. Photo: Reuters
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