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The rise of the alt-right

They despise mainstream conservatives and revere Donald Trump. And they shout a lot

By Antonia Cundy  

Milo Yiannopoulos, Editor of right-wing website Breitbart, in London in 2013 ©Kmeron

Two weeks ago, Milo Yiannopoulos’s twitter account, @Nero, was formally and permanently banned from Twitter. He had been accused of instigating racist attacks on social media towards the Ghostbusters cast.

Milo, who describes himself as “the most fabulous supervillain on the internet,” is a far-right writer and editor of the US conservative news site Breitbart. He is one of the better-known faces of the “Alt-Right”…

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