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[PODCAST] #448: The Alluring Alt-Right (With Jeffrey Tucker)

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A few days after Hillary Clinton's speech about Donald Trump and the Alt-Right, Jeffrey Tucker returned to School Sucks to discuss
-the swinging pendulum of extremism
-his attempts to build alliances between libertarians and right-wingers with Murray Rothbard in the early 90s
-the ideological origins of modern nativism, nationalism and protectionism

Also Discussed:
-Five Differences Between the Alt-Right and Libertarianism
-Thomas Carlyle, the Founding Father of Fascism
-a tiny doorway of legitimate concerns - social engineering and the forceful end of debate - through which a deluge of violence and insanity can pour
-Trump's fascist talking points and ideations all have corollaries or mirrors on the left
-a moratorium on calling people racists? A word that now means nothing
-Alt-Right view: hopelessness and maybe even naiveté of libertarianism
-Shame bananas
-collectives on the move
-everything is a zero-sum game (Trump's hostility towards free trade)
-actually fighting political correctness
-the left's racism problem

Get the Books:

Look Closer:
JeffreyTucker.me
FEE.org
Jeffrey Tucker On School Sucks Podcast
Omnipotent Government: The Rise of the Total State and Total War

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