All Hell Breaks Loose In early April, 97 people working in a Tennessee meat processing plant were detained by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement in the largest operation since the Presidency of George W. Bush. […]
On November 7, 2016, Americans went to the voting booth to choose between the two most hated Presidential candidates in US history. Throughout the night, most were expecting a Clinton victory, but what we woke […]
It has been said by many observers that the Alt-Right, a band of pro-white chauvinists, white supremacists, and neo-nazis “memed” their way into the White House. This narrative does have some truth to it, but seriously understates the role that the corporate media as a whole had in promoting Trump’s candidacy and legitimizing the Alt-Right as a social movement. In this essay, we argue that structural defects in media reporting indirectly, and in some cases, directly, handed the Alt-Right a platform with which to express their views.