The so-called “alt-right,” defined by The Associated Press as a “white nationalist movement,” has experienced a surge of notoriety in the wake of Donald Trump’s election. We asked Jeffrey Juris, an expert on social movements and protests, to explain how much influence the group, which harnesses the power of social media to spread its message, could have on the president-elect’s policy agenda over the next four years.
Jeffrey Juris, associate professor of anthropology, fielded questions via social media about how the movement has evolved and its outlook for the future.
Jeffrey Juris, an associate professor of anthropology in Northeastern’s College of Social Sciences and Humanities, researches social movements and protests, often by embedding himself with protesters for an extended period of time. We asked him to talk to us about the new Occupy Wall Street movement, which has spread to cities across the United States – even prompting marches on Northeastern’s campus.
This weekend, The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report’s Stephen Colbert will host the Rally to Restore Sanity and the March to Keep Fear Alive, respectively, at the […]
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