Is the alt-right dying out — or stronger than ever?

Deplatforming has changed the game, but has it created new players?

By Mary Elizabeth Williams

Published December 7, 2018 6:00PM (EST)

Milo Yiannopoulos (Getty/Drew Angerer)
Milo Yiannopoulos (Getty/Drew Angerer)

Salon introduces questions of the day, where we invite you to lead the conversation.

This week Amanda Marcotte says that before we get too comfortable with the downfalls of trolls like Milo Yiannopoulos and Alex Jones, we should be looking at the increasingly troubling rhetoric from Fox News, as it warns against the "elite" taking over. What do you think — is the alt-right dying off, or has the fringe become mainstream?


Mary Elizabeth Williams

Mary Elizabeth Williams is a senior writer for Salon and author of "A Series of Catastrophes & Miracles."

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