While hating people who don't look like you has always existed, certainly seems like it was the comeback special for racism. The Trump election, the rise of the so-called alt-right, fake news, and glowing profiles of white nationalists have all emboldened the worst people in our society to once again be proud of their shitty views. Much like what Pulp Fiction did with John Travolta in the early 90s, has thrust white nationalism back to the forefront of our collective psyche, forcing our society to—again, much like Travolta—stare continuously into its insane, twinkling, dead eyes. Thankfully, the movement seems to be, at least at this moment, contained mostly to screeching Twitter eggs and anonymous forum posters who rarely meet up in real life. The thought of the human side of this cyber hatred is a scary one, right? And it raises a massive questions.
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Richard Spencer, a white nationalist, has dated a series of Asian-American women, according to one of his ex-girlfriends. Spencer insists that it was before he embraced white nationalism. The right-wing agitator Mike Cernovich, the writer John Derbyshire and an alt-right figure named Kyle Chapman so notorious for swinging a lead-filled stick at Trump opponents at a protest in Berkeley, Calif. In November , a photo of Tila Tequila giving a Nazi salute went viral. At the conference, Mr.
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The dating site for those wishing to preserve their heritage. How do they present themselves and how do conversations differ from normal dating apps? WASP profile descriptions are much longer than on the more mainstream dating platforms such as Tinder, Bumble or Happn.
Most people would not know a dating site specifically for white supremacists exists — but writer Talia Lavin is not only familiar with it, she got men on the site to send her love letters to their ideal wife. She published some of these letters in her new book, "Cultural Warlords: My Journey Into the Dark Web of White Supremacy," in which she chronicles her firsthand insights into how adherents of this hateful ideology talk and act amongst each other online. Lavin, who is Jewish, left her job at the New Yorker after a viral tweet of hers made her the center of anti-Semitic attacks online. Rather than hide from her aggressors, she infiltrated them, spending a year inside the dark corners of the internet where white supremacists thrive on message boards under the cover of anonymity.