There Is No Alt-Right Pipeline: A Short…

**note: this is not endorsing the alt-right** Conspiratorial thinking has infected the left recently. The Alt-Right Playbook, a video series by Innuendo Studios, has gained traction in some leftist circles. In it, Innuendo Studios talks about the ways this supposed cabal of evil nazis radicalize young men into distrusting the state, and the modern world. A big element is shown throughout the series: conspiratorial thinking that aims to oversimplify complex issues surrounding internet subcultures. I’ve seen this prop up in neoliberal news outlets like The Wire, and it’s reminiscent of the Communist Scare in the 1950s to early 1960s.

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