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Donald J. Trump
I've known Steve Bannon a long time. If I thought he was a racist or alt-right or any of the things, the terms we could use, I wouldn't even think about hiring him. The American carnage stops right here, right now. From this day forward, a new vision will govern our land. From this day forward, it's going to be only America first. America first.feedback
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George Hawley

Women make the movement seem more normal.feedback

Kelly Baker

There are a lot of white women who buy into this movement, they're just doing it in private. They're not vocal, but they are supporters of the men in their lives who are.feedback

Justin Gest

Without his chief strategist the president will still have the ‘alt-right’ credentials they built together to mobilize and transform the Republican base. Intrigue swirls around the future of Steve Bannon at the White House in the aftermath of Donald Trump’s management of last weekend’s attacks by white nationalists in Charlottesville, Virginia.feedback

Tina Fey

It broke my heart to see these evil forces descend upon Charlottesville. I'm feeling sick because I've seen Raiders of the Lost Ark and I wasn't confused by it. Nazis are always bad. I don't care what you say. There's nine more alt-right rallies planned around the country this Saturday, including one in New York City in Washington Square Park. Part of me hopes these neo-Nazis do try it and get the ham salad kicked out of them by a bunch of drag queens, because you know what a drag queen still is? A six-foot-four black man.feedback

Ryan Lenz

The alt-light is the alt-right without the racist overtones but it is hard to differentiate it sometimes because you're looking at people who sometimes dance between both camps.feedback

Dana Fisher

Violence begets violence. One of these groups is coming out with this violent message of hate, and the other has responded with a violent, reactive message. These men and women are basically deciding that there's a violent alt-right that's threatening people, and that they should arm and defend the left.feedback

Anthony D. Romero - American Civil Liberties Union

This is not a new juncture for the A.C.L.U. We have a longstanding history of defending the rights of groups we detest and with whom we fundamentally disagree. It would be a very sorry day for our democracy if government officials insisted on denying any and all protests under the guise that violence might erupt.feedback

Waldo Jaquith

I want to be clear, the violence of this weekend was not caused by our defense of the First Amendment.feedback

David A. Goldberger

The death may make people have second thoughts – I surely hope not. This is a real crossroads for the A.C.L.U., and I think it's going to choose the right road.feedback

Mark Pitcavage

(Alt-left) did not arise organically, and it refers to no actual group or movement or network. It's just a made-up epithet, similar to certain people calling any news they don't like 'fake news.feedback

Patrick Forscher

In the comparison sample, people basically never did those things, or reported [doing them]. We found evidence that there's a much more extreme group of [alt-right] people who are reporting harassing and being offensive intentionally. But there's a group of people who doesn't do that that much, or not that much at all. When we're thinking about current events, our thinking should be grounded in evidence rather than intuition. This provides some evidence. It's definitely not the be-all and end-all.feedback

Patrick Forscher

One of the biggest reasons I wanted to do this in the first place was to find some leverage points for change.feedback

Patrick Forscher

If you look at the mean dehumanization scores, they're about at the level to the degree people in the US dehumanize ISIS. The reason why I find that so astonishing is that we're engaged in violent conflict with ISIS.feedback

Donald J. Trump

Senator Mitch McConnell said I had 'excessive expectations,' but I don't think so. After 7 years of hearing Repeal & Replace, why not done? You can do it! Can you believe that Mitch McConnell, who has screamed Repeal & Replace for 7 years, couldn't get it done. Must Repeal & Replace ObamaCare! And you had people – and I'm not talking about the neo-Nazis and the white nationalists – because they should be condemned totally. But you had many people in that group other than neo-Nazis and white nationalists. Okay? And the press has treated them absolutely unfairly.feedback

William A. Bell Sr.

What Charlottesville represented was an open defiance by hate groups of the tradition of this country to bring social and racial harmony. The condonement by the president of the actions of the alt-right, the white supremacists and the neo-Nazis gave a greater urgency to take some kind of action.feedback

Donald J. Trump

What about the alt-left, that came charging at the – as you say – the alt-right? Do they have any semblance of guilt? George Washington was a slave owner. Are we now going to take down statues of George Washington?feedback

Jared Taylor

It is gratifying that there is at least one political figure who recognizes that not everyone who wants to keep the Lee statue is a neo-Nazi or white supremacist, and that many of the counterdemonstrators were violent thugs. We live in astonishing times in which to state the obvious is revolutionary.feedback

Jack Posobiec

The madman is back. He is out of DC and getting back into offense mode, where he's at his best by pushing back against fake news and calling out extremists who commit violence on both sides. Antifa should have been included in the initial statement.feedback

Jared Taylor

Thank you President Trump for condemning the alt-left antifa thugs who attacked us in Charlottesville.feedback

Richard Spencer

He was calling it like he saw it. He endorsed nothing. He was being honest.feedback

Mike Cernovich

It energized the base. Losers like Richard Spencer and David Duke will try to dick ride it, but Trump specifically disavowed neo-Nazis and white nationalists.feedback

Eros Resmini

We unequivocally condemn white supremacy, Neo-Nazism or any other group, term, ideology that is based on these beliefs. They are not welcome on Discord. When hatred like this violates our community standards we act swiftly to take servers down and ban individual users. The public server linked to AltRight.com that violated those terms was shut down along with several other public groups and accounts fostering bad actors on Discord. We will continue to be aggressive to ensure that Discord exists for the community we set out to support – gamers.feedback

Nathan Damigo

I don't know exactly what he meant by that statement. People in his position, they're not stupid, they make these very ambiguous statements with words that are very loaded and hard to interpret.feedback

Richard Spencer

There's no way in hell I'm not going back to Charlottesville.feedback

Richard Spencer

They at least are connected with identitarian ideas in a way that the rest of them are not.feedback

John Fabian Witt - Yale

The amazing thing is that the president is doing more to endanger historical monuments than most of the protesters. The alt-right is producing a world where there is more pressure to remove monuments, rather than less.feedback

Eros Resmini

Discord was built to bring people together through a love of gaming and our mission is to connect positive communities who share this appreciation. We unequivocally condemn white supremacy, Neo-Nazism or any other group, term [or] ideology that is based on these beliefs. They are not welcome on Discord.feedback

James Thompson

Since the Le Pen defeat, concerns about that have collapsed. Of the eight top risk categories…populism is basically at the bottom.feedback

Peter Cytanovic

I hope people acknowledge that being a party to the alternative right does not make me an evil Nazi, and that being pro-white right now is dangerous, and being pro-white doesn't mean I'm anti-anyone else.feedback

Mike Cernovich

The alt-right will now be made up of losers with nothing to lose. This sets ceiling on numbers while also attracting loons and terrorists.feedback

Richard Spencer

I am not going to condemn this young man at this point. My cause has nothing to do with this car.feedback

Keegan Hankes - Southern Poverty Law Center

The biggest problem is a failure or refusal to enforce the terms of service that they have. The question for the Googles of the world is: Do you really want to be party to what is going on with these websites?feedback

Keegan Hankes - Southern Poverty Law Center

Discord has had a monopoly on communication between members of the far right hate groups for the past six months if not more. Almost every leader in this movement has an account there. So much of the coordination and collaboration of Charlottesville took place on Discord.feedback

Keegan Hankes - Southern Poverty Law Center

They make a big thing of saying that they want to be where the 'normies' are. Why would you want to preach to people who already agree with you?feedback

Suzanne Moore

Plenty of women have contributed to the leftist cause, but women’s rights always come second to the male-centric populism of their cohorts. Leftwing men: can’t live with them, can’t shoot them. Instead, they can be splattered with faint praise for being “well-meaning”. Jess Phillips, the Marmite MP (I love Marmite) has taken a little pop at lefty men at the Edinburgh book festival. She was asked about the behaviour of men on the left and said they are the “absolute worst” sexists. They claim that they want to see women treated the same as men but they are guilty of “benign neglect” and don’t really fight for gender equality. They were worse, she said, than the “out and out sexists of the right”.feedback

Russell Moore

The so-called Alt-Right white supremacist ideologies are anti-Christ and satanic to the core. We should say so.feedback

Mike Cernovich

That's all the alt-right stands for, is white nationalism. They are now indistinguishable. Worse than that, they are now associated with domestic terrorism.feedback

Mike Cernovich

These alt-right people are so scared of people calling them a cuck they walked with them. Those dumb motherfuckers, are you kidding me? They're gonna let themselves be in pictures with the Nazi flag?feedback

Richard Spencer

I love the torches. It's spectacular; it's theatrical and mystical and magical and religious, even. Hail Trump! Hail our people! Hail victory.feedback

George Hawley

I think to an extent the alt-right loves the Antifa because they see them as being the perfect foil.feedback

Andrew Dodson

This is a phenomenal victory. Our ideas are so powerful, that the cops have to break the law and use violence against us to shut us down. This shows just what an unbelievable threat we are to the system.feedback

Cory Gardner

We must call evil by its name. Praying for those hurt & killed today in Charlottesville. This is nothing short of domestic terrorism & should be named as such. Mr. President - we must call evil by its name. These were white supremacists and this was domestic terrorism.feedback

Chuck Schumer

Of course we condemn ALL that hate stands for. Until @POTUS specifically condemns alt-right action in Charlottesville, he hasnt done his job. Our country encourages freedom of speech, but let's communicate w/o hate in our hearts. No good comes from violence. #Charlottesville.feedback

Matthew Owens

We cannot dismiss the alt right as a joke. We cannot ignore them away as their numbers grow and their influence expands. We cannot let their worldview normalize. We must be clear, united, and vocal in our opposition.feedback

Robert Vehrkamp

I would go as far as to say, that if we hadn't had this refugee crisis in Germany, then we wouldn't be talking at all in Germany about populism and the AFD at this moment.feedback

Robert Vehrkamp

If the refugee crisis were to break out again… then that of course would be grist for the AfD's mill. But that's the only topic that populism can grown on here.feedback

Mike Cernovich

That's all the alt-right stands for, is white nationalism. They are now indistinguishable.feedback

James Damore

We decided to have Mike Cernovich tweet my image because he has 300K followers.feedback

Lawrence Rosenthal

The propaganda value of it is so overwhelming for the alt-right. The pattern has been what's been going on in universities. It so easily gives itself to [the idea] that they are opposing free speech.feedback

Samantha Bee

Things may seem scary right now, but as long there's one grownup in a White House full of children, reality stars and Huckabees, we should be fine. Steve has been out of public view lately. If I could suck my own cock I'd probably never leave my bedroom either. Since I can't, I spend my time reading. Devil's Bargain traces Steve Bannon's rise from working-class kid to powerful hand of the king with tiny hands. This is the true story of how Steve Bannon brought the alt-right into our world like a reverse Buffy standing at the hellmouth saying, Come on in, demons!feedback

Douglas Brinkley

There's a huge strain in the military services that stays out of politics. They don't want an 'R' or a 'D' attached to their name. They're all about duty, honor, country. And I see Kelly as part of this tradition. . . . You can't tar and feather General Kelly as being alternative right or a conservative Trumpian.feedback

Mike Cernovich

We're just doing what the left has done for a while. You use activist tactics to apply pressure to corporations, and the corporations respond.feedback

Jack Conte - Patreon

The decision to remove a creator page has nothing to do with politics and ideology.feedback

Obert Gutu

This is populism that defies logic. It is meant to stroke Mugabe's ego because we know this government is broke.feedback

Owen Jones

James Damore’s diatribe against women in tech offers an insight into the male backlash that was an important factor in the rise of Trump. Google has just reportedly fired one of its workers for circulating a memo discussing the biological inferiority of his female colleagues, and how this made them less suitable for tech. The software engineer in question is James Damore. You’re going to hear a lot about him in the coming weeks: he’ll probably be a star guest on alt-right shows and the rightwing lecture circuit, splashed on the front covers of conservative magazines, no doubt before a lucrative book deal about his martyrdom and what it says about the Liberal Big Brother Anti-White Man Thought Police. For the online right, he’s already a hero: I’ll wager that soon thousands of angry male rightists will change their Twitter profile pictures to Damore’s face, and their Twitter names to I Am James Damore.feedback

Jeff Flake

I think more of us will say where does this lead, where are we and what happens when we get off this sugar high of populism? What can we do on trade when supply trains get sent around us? Those have long-term ramifications. This is not something that we can flirt with for four years and then quickly snap back, so I do think there needs to be more pushback. So I do think that you're seeing more people stand up and say 'we've got to respect the institutions'. I do think that will continue. I do sense that the Congress is reasserting itself a little more.feedback

Jelani Cobb - The New Yorker

The dominant theme in the history of American populism [...] is that resentful whites understand their economic status not in absolute terms but relative to the blacks whom they perceive as the true barometer of their standing.feedback

Linda Sarsour

@Jaketapper joins the ranks of the alt-right to target me online. Welcome to the party.feedback

Thomas E. Mann - The Brookings Institution

It's a commendable effort to keep Democrats on the same page as they try to position themselves to take full advantage of a Democratic wave in 2018. The national campaign will be about Trump the autocrat, the kleptocrat, the phony populist, and the cravenly accommodating Republican Party. The Better Deal will be helpful in arming candidates with a positive vision and avoiding intraparty divisions in the midterm elections. Their rhetorical challenge is best dealt with via the right presidential candidate and campaign in 2020.feedback

Thomas E. Mann - The Brookings Institution

Populism is a protean concept–used by politicians of all stripes to rally the forgotten people against the nefarious elites. Left wing/right wing, liberal-democratic/authoritarian, policy oriented/purely symbolic, racially inclusive/racist. Trump's populism is in each case of the latter type. Identify the enemy, romanticize the past, promise a return to a better and fairer life.feedback

Thomas E. Mann - The Brookings Institution

The Democrats' Better Deal can't compete at a rhetorical level with Trump's Make America Great Again.feedback

Keegan Hankes - Southern Poverty Law Center

These are the spaces where you talk to people who aren't already in your movement. Recruitment is always at the center of this. The alt-right and white nationalists are extremely conscious of the fact that they are in the minority, and they are always trying to get more members.feedback

Al Gore

I was wrong. On the other hand, two-thirds of the American people are convinced that it's an extremely serious crisis and we have to take it on. And there is a law of physics that every action produces an equal and opposite reaction. And I do think there is a reaction to the Trump/Brexit/Alt-Right populist authoritarianism around the world. People who took liberal democracy more or less for granted are now awakening to a sense that it can only be defended by the people themselves.feedback

Peter Duke

There's this kind of, I think, phony idea that things are objective – when you push the button, that's the objective reality, and I just don't think that's true.feedback

Peter Duke

I got a wild hair up my ass, and I said, I want to start taking pictures of our side and making our side look heroic. There you go. Be the frog, man, be the frog.feedback

Peter Duke

My intention, was to make him look like a strong, forceful personality.feedback

Peter Duke

I said, You look like a muppet, and I want to make you look like a rock star. He said, You can do that?feedback

Peter Duke

It looks pretty nice right here. I can make you look good.feedback

Andreas Johansson Heinö

It is way to early to declare the end of populism. The data shows that both left- and right-wing populism seems to have stabilized on very high levels since 2015.feedback

Marc A. Thiessen

His Warsaw speech, criticized at home, had echoes of Reagan, Truman, Kennedy and Clinton.feedback

Cas Mudde

Recent victories for European centrists offer a chance to reflect on the phenomenon of populism – and draw some crucial lessons for the future• Cas Mudde is a US academic and writer. The electoral victories of Emmanuel Macron in France and Mark Rutte in the Netherlands have significantly changed the discourse on European politics. The international media has gone from “populism is unbeatable” to “populism is dead”. Obviously, neither is or was true. In fact, populist parties are still doing better in elections, on average, than ever before during the postwar era. Various European countries have populists in their government – including Finland, Greece, Hungary, Norway, and Slovakia – while the most powerful country in the world is at the mercy of a billionaire president who has wholeheartedly embraced the populism of some of his main advisers, notably Steve Bannon and Stephen Miller.feedback

Rafael Behr

Until recently both were forces to be feared. But with the G20 about to start, the vision of rolling revolution has been exposed as pure fantasy. A nation’s standing in the world is hard to measure, and change is not always obvious from the inside. To get a sense of perspective, try holding Theresa May’s appearance at the G20 summit in Hamburg on Friday against the memory of a similar event eight years ago.feedback

Peter Wittig

There is a legacy of the past: right-wing thinking, right-wing discourse, authoritarian temptations are stigmatized by the Nazi past. That's important. They exist. ... But there's a lid on this.feedback

Peter Wittig

We have an extremely good economic run: record low unemployment, record low youth unemployment, ... pretty good social-security system, less people that feel left behind, less losers of globalization, not a dramatic inequality. So there's a strong social tissue and that has helped us. So nationalism is checked and there's no scapegoat. We have benefited from Europe. We don't have this anti-Brussels discourse.feedback

Richard Spencer

A movement needs a good purge. If these were really top-notch thinkers, scholars, human beings, I might try to reach out to them. Being that they're not, I think it's good to just cut off the fat.feedback

Mike Cernovich

They are losers who can't draw a crowd without us. They should stop being garbage people who throw Nazi salutes rather than cry when we won't hang out with them.feedback

Lacy McAuley

We are the ones who materially have our actual speech impinged upon on a regular basis. It's not a body of people who are white dudes.feedback

Mike Cernovich

The New Right is focused on issues of grave concern to Americans who are trying to find hope. We support free speech, trade agreements that benefit American workers by giving them jobs rather than cheaper iPhones, and bankruptcy reform for students who were conned into assuming an unbearable debt load. We have ideas which neither party supports, and we are eager to debate them.feedback

Connor Groce

It's not my place to say they shouldn't be doing this. They have the same right to stand up there and present their position . . . but I think if you're countering that, you're sort of countering what we stand for.feedback

Nick Clegg

[They are also] the owners and editors of the rightwing press, whose visceral loathing of the EU has shaped their respective papers' tone and coverage for decades; the Tory backbenchers, many of whom still inhabit a preposterous past in which Britannia still rules the waves and diplomacy is best conducted from the royal yacht; a handful of multi-millionaire businessmen who have, in some cases over 30 years or more, bankrolled whichever party, or politician, stands on the most aggressive EU-bashing platform.feedback

Nick Clegg

The UK stands alone as a rich economy that experienced a strong economic recovery in which the real wages of workers fell.feedback

Nick Clegg

Populism has not been defeated in mainland Europe, but it does appears to have been contained. We were told a few months ago that [Geert] Wilders would win in the Netherlands, that Le Pen would take the [French] presidency and pull France out of the euro, and that Angela Merkel's position was in doubt. None of those things have happened. Yet in Britain, a revolution overturned four decades of EU membership, and in the US a completely unsuitable candidate was elected president.feedback

Nick Clegg

A disastrous collapse, an extension to the timescale, or a significant softening of the government's negotiating stance to allow a generous transition period in which many of the features of EU membership continue to apply.feedback

Nick Clegg

Far from increasing our standing in Washington or Beijing, the decision to leave the EU is already seen as a sign of Britain's decline, pushing us to the margins in international affairs.feedback

Nick Clegg

Mainstream politicians of all stripes are failing to deliver on the bread and butter issues that matter to voters. The housing problem in particular has been festering for years, with social housing in decline, too little affordable housing, skyrocketing rents, and an over-reliance on a dysfunctional private sector that has not built enough homes, and not enough good-quality homes.feedback

Tim Gionet

I had heard … about the dangers of political correctness, but I thought this was just exaggerated. I thought there was no way people in real life could be like this.feedback

Daniel W. Drezner

What political science can tell us about the causes and effects of populism.feedback

Frank Kermode

Shakespeare treats [Brutus] with delicate sympathy, but cannot have thought his act a right one.feedback

Thabiti Anyabwile

We must be clear, We live in a time when equivocating on these matters furthers the sin of racism even to violence and death. Any 'church' that cannot denounce white supremacy without hesitancy and equivocation is a dead, Jesus denying assembly. No 2 ways about it.feedback

Anne Fischel - Red Square

I thought I'd be speaking from Red Square where graduation is traditionally held, and then as the alt-right backlash hit us, I wondered if we'd have graduation at all. No one should see this graduation as a return to normalcy, to the way things were before. For one thing, the lives of some of our community members have been threatened, and they can't be here today.feedback

Pascal Gannat

We've got to redefine populism. We have to define for ourselves. Marine Le Pen was afraid of defining herself as of the right.feedback

William McKissic

I saw people identifying themselves as Southern Baptist and members of the alt-right, so this is horrifying to me. I wanted the Southern Baptist Convention to make it very clear we have no relationship to them. We're turning the corner. I see the heart of the majority.feedback

Barry McCarty

The committee on resolutions is prepared to report out a resolution on the anti-gospel, alt-right, white-supremacy movement.feedback

Ed Stetzer

Southern Baptists need to speak to this issue. Too many Southern Baptists were on the wrong side of the fire hoses in Birmingham. They need to get on the correct side of the rising tide of racism.feedback

Eric Peters

People talk of rising populism. Every populist movement turns its ire on someone… Apple earns 90 percent of the global smartphone market profits but sells 20 percent of the phones. Populists will go after these firms, because that's where the money is.feedback

Marc Reynebeau

These ethically dubious practices have been part of the old-fashioned way of doing politics in Belgium for decades. There is a rising distrust of politicians, suspicion of corruption, and sensitivity to scandals, and so we're seeing more and more of these scandals returning lately. This hangs together with the wave of populism we're seeing in the rest of Europe. The traditional parties cannot keep ignoring these scandals.feedback

Lyn Graham-Taylor - Rabobank

Macron doing well in the first round of the French parliamentary elections bodes well for him getting a majority. The fact that 5-Star did poorly in local elections in Italy also suggests a setback for populism in Europe.feedback

Ngaire Woods

Mainstream politics is struggling to keep up with the changes in people’s lives. The world’s electorates are confounding what we thought we knew about voters and voting. Neither Brexit nor Donald Trump was on the cards. Nor, until the very last moment, was a Labour surge predicted in last week’s election. Explanations are forming. The rise of populism and a disenchantment with globalisation are blamed. But what is actually changing in politics and what do we really know?feedback

Benjamin Lauderdale

Party loyalty really was scrambled to a greater degree than usual. There were some people switching one way and other people switching another way.feedback

Dan Cantor

The only way to beat phony rightwing racialized populism is with a bold anti-corporate inclusive progressive populism.feedback

Heidi Beirich - Southern Poverty Law Center

It doesn't seem like Trump cares about hate crimes against these populations. When it comes to extremism bred from our own culture, he says nothing–or very, very little. It makes you wonder whether the alt right and the extremists who supported him during the campaign–whether he's somehow afraid of offending them. The [victims] are fellow citizens–he should care about them.feedback

Kirk Hawkins

Our research shows that time matters. Populists don't do away with democracy the first day that they enter office.feedback

Francisco Toro

Venezuela ran large budget deficits every year, even as oil prices skyrocketed between 2005 to 2014. That meant the country was piling on debt even as government revenue exploded–a senseless, pro-cyclical policy that left Venezuela up a creek without a paddle when commodity prices tanked.feedback

Kirk Hawkins

Populism has a moral dimension that is ... dualistic. Populists do actually come [into office] believing very firmly in democracy. It probably takes a while–repeated conflicts with their opponents, reinforcing their beliefs about conspiracies against them–to justify stronger and stronger moves against those institutions. … But I also think there has to be a public that is willing to see their own cherished institutions be chiseled away at and not question it. That is something that is very hard to do all at once.feedback

Olga Onuch
Inaki Sagarzazu

Maduro's patronage and populism, combined with the opposition's failure to reach out to the working classes and the poor, may prevent the creation of a broad all-Venezuelan protest coalition. That's a problem if organizers hope to force change in Maduro's government.feedback

Sebastian Edwards

The number-one rule for proper economic management in a natural resources-based country is to save during the boom years in order to be prepared to survive the lean years.feedback

Kirk Hawkins

If we had a right[-wing] populist–if this were [former Peruvian President] Alberto Fujimori or even a … Donald Trump or a Marine Le Pen, the [Venezuelan] economy wouldn't look like it does right now. Populism interacts with other features of the political environment to give you certain kinds of tendencies.feedback

Kyle Based Stickman Chapman

I believe in freedom of speech. Our speakers have a right to say what they want, and not be exposed to this shit across the street. I was gonna speak, but today it's so violent I'm gonna stay on the front lines. I am definitely willing to use violence to make sure my family is safe and my patriot family is safe. But do I want it? Not necessarily. Until antifa learns not to use violence … God, I hate them. I look over there and I just want to smash.feedback

Bill Maher

You can be mad at me for giving a platform to Milo, but Donald Trump is the apotheosis of the alt-right and the media gave him the biggest platform. Work in the fields? Senator, I'm a house nigger.feedback

Valdis Dombrovskis - European Commission

We cannot and should not wait for another crisis. Doubts remain about the full stability and safety of the system.feedback

Ted Wheeler

Please back off and give the families and give this community the space it needs to mourn and process this horrific crime of hate and bigotry and terrorism.feedback

Jane Foley - Rabobank International

We always knew Italy was going to come back into the market's sights, but I think people thought we would have a longer stay of execution. It does seem like the market will have to face worries about elections and populism again over the summer. That of course is a drag for the euro.feedback

Kyle Chapman

We took our Mohamed/Sarsour meme to Times Square and turned it into an art exhibit. The local Muslims were beside themselves hah hah!feedback

Bill Lipton

Bold progressive populism that puts working people's issues front and center–this is how we win in Trump country.feedback

Angela Nagle

Journalists should be saying, I don't want to talk about Pepe memes and hand signs. Tell me what are the limits of what you're prepared to do. We should force them to talk about what they really stand for.feedback

Milo Yiannopoulos

Are they actually bigots? No more than death metal devotees in the 1980s were actually satanists. For them, it's simply a means to fluster their grandparents.feedback

Alexander Reid Ross

Fascism is more or less a social taboo. It's unacceptable in modern society. Humour or irony is one of the ways that they can put forward their affective positions without having to fall back on any affirmative ideological positions.feedback

Angela Nagle

The thing that people have to realize is that it isn't that complicated. We know what they believe in, and if you say that you're 'alt-right', presumably you believe in those things too.feedback

Alexander Reid Ross

They're putting forward the anger, the sense of betrayal, the need for revenge, the resentment, the violence. They're putting forward the male fantasies, the desire for a national community and a sense of unity and a rejection of Muslims. They're doing all of that, but they're not stating it.feedback

Ryan Milner

Unless you have an obvious marker of another person's intent, you can't really gauge their intent. They could be messing around. They could be deadly serious. They could be a mix of both. Every time you see a viral video of somebody shouting down a person of Muslim descent in a supermarket line, what you're seeing are the effects of an environment where it's increasingly normal, increasingly accepted and expected to speak in this register, whether or not that started out as a joke.feedback

Ryan Milner

A lot of the people propagating the Pizzagate conspiracy were doing it winkingly. But in the moment that somebody walked into that shop with a gun, then that playful buzzing participation around that conspiracy turned into real consequences.feedback

Sam Nunberg

You have to understand that for Trump, growth is populism, so he doesn't see this as a budget of cuts but a budget for growth. What he's trying to do is work with Congress, where a lot of these ideas started, and put something together.feedback

Richard Spencer

I'm really a model gym-goer. I don't bother anyone. I don't talk to anyone. I really just go and lift weights. I don't come to the gym to do politics. But she started screeching and yelling all this stuff.feedback

C. Christine Fair

I said, Oh, not only are you a Nazi, you're a cowardly Nazi.feedback

C. Christine Fair

I really do think we're in this 'Germany-1932' moment. The worst thing we can do is be silent and pretend that just because he didn't bring his torch to the gym, he's only a Nazi from 9 to 5. There is no First Amendment issue here. This is a private club that can regulate speech as it sees fit.feedback

Mitch Landrieu

They are not just innocent remembrances of a benign history. These monuments purposefully celebrate a fictional, sanitized Confederacy; ignoring the death, ignoring the enslavement, and the terror that it actually stood for.feedback

McKay Coppins

To many, this populist posture will reek of phoniness.feedback

Mike Signer

Whew! Lot of trolls out tonight. Must be doing something right. Apparently this troll doesn't know about our unemployment rate (2.9%-lowest in Va) and AAA-bond rating. Oh well! Another profile in courage here – anonymous trolls lecturing elected officials about cowardice. Yawn. It's always a difficult balancing act for public officials about how much oxygen to give the alt-right, which depends on publicity to survive. I think for me, it's the right choice to say: 'Enough is enough.feedback

Toni Roldán

There are a lot of similitudes (between En Marche and Ciudadanos). En Marche, like Ciudadanos, started as a citizens movement and it has overtaken the limitations and constrains of the old politics and the traditional parties. Macron is 38-years-old, the similitudes with Rivera are clear and they are there for all to see. And in terms of the political project, he he added, 'it is evident that the Conservatives and the Socialists are not capable of providing the answers to the challenges that are fuelling the rise of populism.feedback

Mike Signer

In time when you've seen legitimacy conferred on a really toxic politics of intimidation from the top down, including the sort of blessing of the alt-right movement from the White House, I think it's a sign you're doing the right things when these trolls try to attack you from anonymous accounts. Here is what this great country faces in this age of @realDonaldTrump-a sitting mayor subjected to anti-Semitism. I will not be intimidated. Well, let's not be too sure. Could have been a Russian.feedback

Corey Stewart

Only a jerk would talk politics on Mother's Day. Go be with your family. Talk tomorrow.feedback

Richard Spencer

Your articles on isis have been popular on the alt-right.feedback

Richard Spencer

What if there's some kid at St. Mark's who is an alt-right shitlord, who has an anonymous Twitter account, posting videos, following me, retweeting me? What's going to happen to him if he gets discovered?feedback

Melissa Cooper

I'm trying not to have that visceral reaction that Tom Perriello is Bernie. Divisiveness didn't work very well for us last year.feedback

Corey Stewart

If Trump doesn't deliver on jobs and immigration by November, I'm going to have a lot of trouble.feedback

Thomas Perriello

We need Hillary's command of policy and Bernie's sense of the corruption in the system.feedback

Corey Stewart

My purpose is to show I have the guts to stand up to political correctness, . People voted for Trump because of his guts, not so much because of his policy views. I'm betting that Trump voters have that same desire this year for somebody who says things you're not supposed to say. It's a risky move, but I want to demonstrate that I'm willing to be vilified. If the Republicans choose the establishment guy who's mouthing the same old garbage that Republicans have for 30 years, then we lose.feedback

Will Estrada

In a place like Virginia, in a low turnout, off-year race, people are ready for a cheerful, roll-up-your-sleeves, hardworking traditional governor. People aren't looking for another Trump; Trump is an anomaly. Trump is unique.feedback

Dave Mudcat Saunders

When times are darkest, the people will always turn to the meanest, toughest son of a bitch in the tribe.feedback

Corey Stewart

This Virginia gentleman thing is a bunch of baloney. It's BS. They may act on the surface a little more genteel, but Virginians like fighters. I'm an in-your-face, no-holds-barred, ruthless fighter. There are parallels between Perriello and me; we're both trying to tear down the established order.feedback

Dave Mudcat Saunders

The Democratic brand is very, very tarnished out here among working-class people, the winning margin wasn't just Trump – it was ABC, Anybody But Clinton.feedback

Donald Scoggins

Governing is more important right now than shaking things up. I don't want a governor who pines for adulation. It'd be a tragic thing if that Trump attitude percolated down to the state level.feedback

Melissa Cooper

Northam's an establishment guy and that's not what I want, but I want to win and I think people are a little tired of people who are all fervor.feedback

Corey Stewart

I was Trump before Trump was Trump. As soon as this primary is over, I'm going right back to the community to say, I know you don't like what I say about southern heritage or that I supported Trump, but there's a lot of other stuff we agree on. Clearly, my focus will change after the primary and be about jobs and the economy. I will probably never say the word 'Republican' in the fall campaign. The issue ebbs and flows. Now it's flowing again.feedback

Thomas Perriello

People have trouble putting us in a box. We're very explicitly trying to unite the Bernie, Hillary and Obama wings of the party. Humanity draws on both mythos and logos as sources of truth. Unfortunately, we've become a country where one party is just mythos and the other is just logos. All of us respond to both of those traditions. Obama was at his most transformative when he didn't just have his Mr. Spock side, but his prophetic side.feedback

Kyle Bristow

The Republicans have an elephant. The Democrats have a donkey. The alt-right has a cartoon frog.feedback

Denis Arnoult

We are at a turning point. If Macron doesn't succeed, we'll have more populism when the next presidential election comes around.feedback

Ben Nimmo

In French terms, the alt-right and the far right overestimated the affect you can achieve through social media. I don't for a moment think that the game is over and I don't think for a moment that the Russian disinformation campaign has admitted defeat.feedback

Marta Lorimer

There are a huge number of people who don't feel represented by either of the two candidates. This is not the story of rise and decline of populism, as so many people say it is. What we're looking at here is the complete fragmentation of France. More than just expressing the fact that the alternative to Le Pen is not very likeable, voting blank or spoiling the ballot undermines the future president from the beginning.feedback

Mathieu Laine

By defeating Marine Le Pen and winning the French presidency, the centrist can help bring an end to the age of anger that has fuelled European extremism. French election 2017: latest news and reaction.feedback

Guy Verhofstadt

We supported him from the very start. I am relieved by his defeat of demagoguery and populism. I am also proud of his commitment to a social, liberal European project.feedback

Pierre-Yves Colinet

I'm so happy, it feels so good! I lived the election of Donald Trump in New York, and now finally, after Brexit, after Trump, populism has been beaten in France. Today, I'm proud to be French.feedback

Ben Nimmo

There's a big cultural gap that these groups have to jump over to expand their message. The language and iconography of the alt-right is pretty specific. Most of it just isn't going to translate well.feedback

David Chavalarias

Tweets written in English don't have much impact. But if they are posted with photos, then that can have more of an impact.feedback

Tommaso Venturini

There has been an effort to spread fake news, but not to the same extent as we what saw in the U.S. campaign. So far, it's hard to see any evidence of the impact of fake news on the potential outcome.feedback

William Hague

The build-up of personal debt levels was so stark that when interest rates do rise there will be a serious problem.feedback

William Hague

Nation states are fighting back. People see them as a way to take back control from big corporations and machines, . Politics is going to intrude more in business over the next 20 years than it has in the previous 20 years. People feel they have no influence over the rise of giant corporations or new technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI). 47 percent of all jobs could be replaced by machines as the pace of the so-called fourth industrial revolution gathers pace. Politics and societies are being profoundly changed by technology.feedback

William Hague

In France 41 percent of people in the first round voted for extreme right or left wing leaders. 49 percent of the French electorate voted for anti-EU and anti-globalization parties in the first round, and unless the country finds a way out of its economic malaise these populists will grow. Old party loyalties and patterns of voting are breaking down across Europe, as the emergence of Mélenchon in France and of Jeremy Corbyn in the UK shows. The U.K. wants to discuss everything at once, including a future trade deal, while the EU wants the 'divorce bill' settled first.feedback

William Hague

There will be more political uncertainty with the Brexit negotiations to come.feedback

Matthew N Lyons

The alt-right was key in getting Trump into power. But its strain of misogyny differs in sometimes surprising ways to that of the traditional Christian right. One hundred days on from Donald Trump entering the White House with its help, what will the alt-right do next? The small, loosely organised movement, which has helped to revitalise far-right politics in the United States, has made skilful use of internet activism and has a receptive ear in Trump’s chief strategist Steve Bannon, who as former head of Breitbart News once proclaimed his network “the platform of the alt-right”. More than shaping White House policy, however, the alt-right’s greatest impact may come from its efforts to shift the political culture.feedback

Jacques Attali

It's an oxymoron, radical centrism,' . What he is is what you call 'bipartisan.' He's not Marx; his program is not an ideology per se. It's pragmatism. It's a parenthesis. A necessary parenthesis.feedback

Jean Pisani-Ferry

But more vague than what? The people who criticize the program for not having all the marks of the left or the right are clinging to traditional approaches in political life.feedback

Emmanuel Macron

I'm a pro-European, I defended constantly during this election the European idea and European policies because I believe it's extremely important for French people and for the place of our country in globalization.feedback

Jean Pisani-Ferry

The idea is that we can untangle French society, liberate, unlock – that we can do that, and that we can recreate the potential for innovation and development, a system of social protections that works well in a modern economy. That's the aspiration.feedback

Emmanuel Macron

I'm a pro-European, I defended constantly during this election the European idea and European policies because I believe it's extremely important for French people and for the place of our country in globalisation. But at the same time we have to face the situation, to listen to our people, and to listen to the fact that they are extremely angry today, impatient and the dysfunction of the EU is no more sustainable. So I do consider that my mandate, the day after, will be at the same time to reform in depth the European Union and our European project.feedback

Pope Francis

I call on them, and I will call on them, as I have on leaders of different places, to work to resolve their problems through diplomatic avenues. Centuries and centuries of immigrants. It's us. There are refugee camps that are real concentration camps. Demagogic forms of populism are on the rise. These certainly do not help to consolidate peace and stability. I speak of values.feedback

Pope Francis

Demagogic forms of populism are on the rise. These certainly do not help to consolidate peace and stability. No incitement to violence will guarantee peace, and every unilateral action that does not promote constructive and shared processes is in reality a gift to the proponents of radicalism.feedback

Alex Yao - JPMorgan Chase & Co.

You will see a high number of highly visible law enforcement. We're going to have a very, very low tolerance for any violence.feedback

Bruce Miller

The forces that led to the alt-right – forces that were in the book already, rolling back women's sovereignty over their bodies – were there before the election.feedback

Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa

Populisms feed on the deficiencies, slowness, incompetence and irresponsibility of political power.feedback

Michael Hewson - CMC Markets

Markets are surmising that Emmanuel Macron is a dead certainty to be French President in two weeks' time, and while this is probably the most benign outcome at a time of rising populism it completely overlooks the challenges facing the new French President when he or she takes office on May 8.feedback

Jean-Claude Trichet - European Central Bank

I would say all taken into account, this is an earthquake in French politics. We don't know yet how the political forces will re-establish the appropriate equilibrium, in particular, the two governmental parties. It seems to me that the success of the new government, the new president, will rely upon eliminating this youth unemployment, which is an abominable disgrace. If it is not done then we will see the populism, protectionism, you name it, continuing to grow.feedback

Timothy Ash

Despite all the hype about the rise of populism, 60 percent of voters went for mainstream candidates ... In an uncertain world, they'd rather go for what they know best and want to take fewer risks.feedback

Paul Christopher

If the ticket ends up being Le Pen, Melenchon, that would be a nightmare scenario. It's not really a Frexit scenario either. It's just the president cycle. I doubt you're going to get a National Assembly vote in June that would give a majority to either of them. My real concern is an extremist does two things. It shows populism hasn't faded in Europe and it means that reforms that were so painfully worked through in this last government could be rolled back. Those reforms really need to gain some further momentum so the economy can grow faster.feedback

Paul Christopher

That would be a huge relief if you could have a mainstream party suddenly claim a victory in a major country in Europe at a time when everyone is worried about populism.feedback

Paul Christopher

It's that unknown and then the very important fact that there's populism. We wanted to close our eyes and pretend it's going to go away. For it to continue from Brexit, to the U.S. and back to France again, it's a sign that Western democracies have a big problem – inequality in income and noninclusive economic growth. You have to sort out the uncertainty. If one of the extremists is going to be president, what is the national assembly going to be like?feedback

Jon Ossoff

I'm simply not interested in ideological labels or purity tests. I'll tell you where I stand on the issues, and then I'll let the pundits decide how to label me.feedback

Jane Kleeb

Heath is a strong progressive Democrat, and he is pro-life, and you can be both things. What Heath did actually was stop a bill to make ultrasounds mandatory by getting Republicans in our legislature to agree to make them voluntary.feedback

Lucy Flores

I fully stand by Senator Sanders because he does champion women's reproductive rights and he has never wavered there. To a certain extent, I feel like we're holding, and in some cases rightly so, Sanders to a higher standard and viewing him as the standard-bearer for progressivism in this country, but you have to remember there are all kinds of reasons why people decide to endorse or not endorse, and just because you endorse a candidate does not mean you support 100% of everything they say or do.feedback

David Nir - Daily Kos

Bernie Sanders isn't helping–he's hurting. He should either endorse Ossoff and raise money for him, or keep his silence. On second thought, Sanders shouldn't endorse Ossoff. He should just remain silent and not hurt the efforts of those of us helping in #GA06.feedback

Ilyse Hogue

It's not enough to issue a statement for political expediency when your record is full of anti-choice votes. The Democratic Party's support of any candidate who does not support the basic rights and freedoms of women is disappointing and politically stupid.feedback

Richard Edelman - Edelman

Populism is people ... taking authority back from institutions they no longer have faith in.feedback

Meredith Sumpter

So the rising Muslim populism aside, I would expect that during this trip, the vice president will focus on the bilateral relationship, on ASEAN, on counter-terrorism, and also doubling down on what could be done to strengthen commercial ties between the two countries.feedback

Richard Spencer

This is a moment to savor. We just achieved a great victory. It was certainly a great victory for the alt-right, but it's a great victory for free speech, for identifiable movements around the world, really.feedback

Andrew Anglin

And they will rue the day, as they see two hundred skinhead Alt-Right Nazis marching with a guy from Hamas carrying machine guns through the center of their town!feedback

Jim Rutenberg - The New York Times

As soon as I turned on a television here I wondered if I had arrived through an alt-right wormhole.feedback

John B. Judis

As long as he does his hard-line stuff on immigrants, he's going to hold onto a lot of those people. If we don't have another downturn for the next three or four years, he'll keep his support.feedback

Michael Kazin

Bannon gave him a worldview to sink those emotions into, to connect those emotions into. The only comparison, as Bannon knows, is there's a toughness, there's a running against the entrenched, educated elite. That part's true.feedback

Christopher Ruddy - Newsmax

He ran as a populist but so far has governed as a traditionalist. They might break out and do some more populist stuff, but I wouldn't call his presidency so far populist.feedback

Bernie Sanders

You're not a populist if you want to, as he did in his health care bill, raise premiums for low-income senior citizens. You're not a populist when you want to throw 24 million people off health care. You're not a populist when you want to do away with nutrition programs for pregnant women and children.feedback

Ned Ryun

There's definitely some concern that's starting to grow. I do believe that Trump has some populist beliefs and undertones himself. But he has to have Steve Bannon whispering in his ear saying, Hey, stick with these ideas; these are winning ideas.feedback

Sheri Berman

His appeal was definitely populist and his rhetoric remains so, but the reality of how he's governed has been more of a rich-person conservative with feints toward his populist base. There's this split between rhetoric and reality for those who are paying attention to the details, which of course most voters have neither the time nor the energy to do.feedback

Patrick Howley

Stay true to populist nationalism, sir. I know you believe in it. It carried you over the goal line in the Midwest to victory.feedback

Richard D. White Jr.

Probably the best word to define it is 'anger'. There's an anger in the people, whether it's Huey Long or Andrew Jackson or Donald Trump. Populism feeds on that anger, and astute politicians can take advantage of it.feedback

Patrick Howley

If you abandon populism, then you will not really have any constituency anymore. Will you be an establishment Democrat? Will you be a neocon? How will people even think of you? You will be adrift.feedback

John Oliver

It is not an exaggeration to say that, post-Brexit and with a wave of far-right populism sweeping Europe, the fate of the EU may hang on this election. Multiple candidates support a French Brexit, and the consequences of that would be steep.feedback

Howard Eissenstat

His populism is effective in large part because it is heartfelt. Erdogan's genius as a politician, his flair for rhetoric, his capacity to mobilize his base, and his sense of himself as a 'man of history' have all served to put him at the center of Turkish politics for more than a decade.feedback

Carter Eskew

Now I know what it must be like for an alt-right devotee to have a bad acid trip. Seemingly overnight, the once solid nationalist credentials of Donald Trump have distorted into some Sgt. Pepper-like fantasy of globalism. His steadfast admiration for Russia’s strongman has kaleidoscoped into a marshmallow pie of affection for NATO. And those rotten, no-good currency manipulators in China are today as harmless as tangerine trees and marmalade skies. Even Janet Yellen, the head of the Federal Reserve - that bastion of globalist financiers - who once should have been “ashamed” of herself has now become a diamond in the sky, and the president says he may even reappoint her to another term.feedback

Jennifer Rubin

Pity the poor Rust Belt voters who thought President Trump was going to shake up Washington, D.C., drain the swamp, redo trade deals, label China a currency manipulator, repeal and replace Obamacare and back tax cuts for the middle class, not the rich. None of that is coming to pass, for a variety of reasons.feedback

Steven K. Bannon

Like [Andrew] Jackson's populism, we're going to build an entirely new political movement. It's everything related to jobs. The conservatives are going to go crazy. I'm the guy pushing a trillion-dollar infrastructure plan. With negative interest rates throughout the world, it's the greatest opportunity to rebuild everything. Shipyards, ironworks, get them all jacked up. We're just going to throw it up against the wall and see if it sticks. It will be as exciting as the 1930s, greater than the Reagan revolution – conservatives, plus populists, in an economic nationalist movement.feedback

Ned Ryun

It would be a terrible signal if Trump were to either force Bannon out or let him go because he is the face of the national populism that inspired a lot of voters to vote for Trump. And what makes it even worse right now, is that people have deep concerns about liberal New York Democrats associated with Goldman Sachs coming in and making strong moves at the White House. Kushner is family. He's not going anywhere. Bannon should not go anywhere either because of what he represents to the voter.feedback

Deb Butler

Nothing surprises me out of this legislature anymore. As if we haven't already been in the national spotlight for all the wrong reasons this year with HB2, we're now going to prove just how draconian and ridiculous we are. It seems that these alt-right legislators don't learn from mistakes made, and they feel this sort of damaging and disruptive behavior is somehow going to get them reelected, and I think the contrary will prove true. I can't fathom my more moderate and rational Republican colleagues would allow such a thing to happen. The courts are not going to sustain such nonsense.feedback

Cas Mudde

Populism sees the people as one and pure. Nativism sees the people as one in a cultural, ethnic, predetermined sense. And that nation doesn't exist. The nation is changing virtually on a daily basis. [F]rom Belgium to Norway and from Spain to Denmark, countries are debating what the rights and duties of the host population and immigrants are, with an increasing emphasis on the duties of the immigrants.feedback

Eric Kaufmann

If the government is exclusively governing on behalf of the ethnic majority … that's problematic. But that doesn't mean that ethnic-majority concerns have no value. … [Many liberals say], The ethnic majority–they've got the state, so we can just focus on ethnic-minority rights. But if the state defines itself as neutral and [as] a civic-liberal state, that's not really a state for the ethnic majority. [Members of the ethnic majority] also continue to have cultural and demographic interests. If they don't see those being represented, then you might see this movement toward populism.feedback

George Lakoff

The strategy is to control discourse. One way you do that is preemptive name calling . . . based on a moral hierarchy. The whole idea is not to be civil. The idea is to win.feedback

Jennifer Rubin

Eighty days into President Trump’s term, he arguably has only two successes - getting confirmed a Supreme Court judge pre-vetted by conservative lawyers and returning to mainstream Republican foreign policy, even if temporarily, in launching strikes on Syria. The unpredictable president sent to shake up Washington succeeds when he at his most conventional.feedback

Dan Cassino

Bannon's crusade against the 'deep state' – the idea you can go in and disrupt everything – doesn't work. The national security state is strong and deeply entrenched. The idea he could go in and change it in his own image doesn't go anywhere. The other story is the White House civil war: the conservatives against the 'alt-right' and Bannon was the loser here. He bit off more than he could chew.feedback

Tammy Baldwin

The common thread is economic populism and how we get ahead. It's just that Walker and Trump pit one group of Americans against another, rather than taking on the real villains. You have to see it through. This is not something you can participate in only occasionally. Stick with it.feedback

Richard Spencer

What Trump did was nothing less than a betrayal, a betrayal of his supporters, of his message 'America First!,' of his promise to be different–to learn from the mistakes of the past and chart a new course. I'll wait and see, of course, but I'm not sure I can continue to support him. Most all of the alt-right feels the same way.feedback

Richard Spencer

Millions of people voted for Donald Trump so we could avoid nonsense on this. Millions of people voted for Donald Trump because we saw an authenticity in his opposition to these kinds of wars.feedback

Grzegorz Schetyna

You are following a dangerous path through populism to dictatorship, we will not allow that.feedback

Geert Wilders

We were always one of the top parties that were supported by (the gay) community. We believe that like Christians and Jews and women and journalists, gay people are also one of the first to pay the price of ... Islamization.feedback

Francois Kraus

Having recently acquired the right to marry and adopt children, an important part of the gay electorate is turning to the extreme right because they do not need to support the left anymore on these issues.feedback

Sebastien Chenu

Those who want to fight against freedoms are Islamic radicals. They put bombs in gay night clubs in the United States. So obviously, it creates an anxiety for a certain number of gays.feedback

Clemence Zamora Cruz

The simple idea of reversing (the marriage equality) law is in itself a homophobic act as it is to want discrimination again.feedback

Sheri Berman

Across Europe nationalists began openly referring to themselves as 'national' socialists to make clear their commitment to ending the insecurities, injustices, and instabilities that capitalism brought in its wake, while clearly differentiating themselves from their competitors on the left.feedback

F.H. Buckley

Frank asked how it was that the poor folks of his home state voted for a Republican Party that cared so little for their economic interests. Become the jobs and the health-care president, and you [Trump] will have answered Frank's question. Steve Bannon has said the Republicans will become a party of 'economic nationalism'. No one has bothered to define this, but here's one thing it must mean: We're going to treat Americans better than non-Americans. We're going to see that Americans have jobs, medical care and an enviable safety net.feedback

John Derbyshire - Newsmax

Citizens of modern states will accept no other kind of health care but the socialized or mostly socialized kind. This being the case, however regrettably, the most efficient option is to make the socialization as rational as possible.feedback

Richard Spencer

Unlike Paul Ryan and Rich Lowry, who masturbated to Atlas Shrugged in their college dorms and have no loyalty to their race, Donald Trump is a nationalist. We can't ignore the politics of this. If Trumpcare passes, leftists can credibly claim that Trump has betrayed his populist vision. They will recycle the hoary script about nationalism and 'scapegoating' immigrants as a means of pushing through a draconian agenda. And they'll have a point!feedback

Richard Spencer

When single-payer healthcare is implemented, issues like food safety, nutrition, and obesity become matters of public concern. It will draw more attention to the alternative we are presenting to America's current lowest-common-denominator society.feedback

Kate Starbird

I went back and tracked some of these articles using the Wayback Machine and they cited Russian scientists, and they went through right-wing blogs that we might call alt-right now. At the time, I didn't notice what was going on, but with the benefit of hindsight, you notice that this stuff was happening for a long time.feedback

Al Letson

Some people in our class didn't know about it. That is enough to make it worth teaching.feedback

Meghan O'Keefe

A lot of people have confused the rhetoric the president used to get elected with making it okay to express racist ideas again. A lot of people believe they have the right to be racist and that we have to honor that as a legitimate point of view.feedback

Malcolm Cawthorne

I find it ironic he didn't say where in Europe. I identify myself as African American, no hyphen, because where in Africa?feedback

Richard Spencer

We want a new type of society that would actually be a homeland for all white people.feedback

Oren Segal

All it is, make no mistake, is a repackaging of white supremacy.feedback

Meira Levinson

But the question is, how quickly and to what extent will there be a shift? It is the case already, thanks to Trump's tweets, statements, and rallies, that he has been redefining certain civic norms and values that had been seen as common and unproblematic.feedback

Satchel Tsai

It was very civil. It's important to be civil when you talk about race.feedback

Maureen Costello

We're hearing from teachers that they're afraid to talk in favorable terms about diversity, that they really are afraid of being accused of partisanship now and the line about what is partisan has moved since the election.feedback

Kathryn Leslie

Sometimes, our stereotype of a white nationalist can be different than a young, articulate, clean-cut guy who espouses lots of racist views.feedback

Al Letson

What you're talking about is the country is trying to find a balance where everybody gets a seat at the table.feedback

Dai Jianzhong

It was a big shock for China to see American middle-class society overwhelmed by this tide of populism. China is a different society, but if the economy stagnates and workers feel badly let down, populism will gain influence. The influence of Maoists and ultraleftists would spread.feedback

Tom Pepinsky

Just as democracies can be governed by authoritarians, so too can true-believing democrats lay the groundwork for authoritarianism.feedback

Cas Mudde

Populism is an illiberal democratic response to undemocratic liberalism. However, this comes at a price. Despite all democratic rhetoric, liberal democracy is a complex compromise of popular democracy and liberal elitism, which is therefore only partly democratic.feedback

Andy Haldane - Bank of England

This is an object lesson in the perils of public polling for policy purposes. Sometimes, there is madness in crowds. For some, it was a shameful example of the perils of populism. Simple words can make a dramatic difference to readability. Inflation and employment' leaves the majority of the public cold. Prices and jobs' warms them up. Facebook posts are more likely to be shared the more frequent nouns and verbs and the less frequent adverbs and adjectives.feedback

Adriano Bosoni - Strategic Forecasting

At a time when euroscepticism, nationalism and populism is on the rise in many European countries, governments will keep an eye on their domestic situation. They will want to send a message to voters and parties that Brexit is not a painless process.feedback

Alberto Gallo - Royal Bank of Scotland

The European Union's incentive is to give the U.K. a bad deal. If they give them an average deal, then other countries will have the possibility of doing the same in the future. That hurts people. It hurts in particular the middle-and-low wage families that are exactly the ones that voted Brexit. Populism is bad for the same people it's advocated for. These are people that have not seen their wages go up in the last decade and now they're going to see the prices of food and other goods going up.feedback