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Alt-center or alt-centre is a misleading term sometimes used by HBD/race realist individuals in the alt-right community (i.e. white supremacists) who try to present themselves as political centrists and moderates because they realise if they openly admitted having a right-wing to far-right bias, this doesn't work too well with their bullshit claims of being "objective" scientists. In other words, it's a form of crypto-politics. The concept of alt-center is used by the alt-right as an attempt to push the Overton window closer to alt-right ideology. Most self-described alt-centrists are associated with the OpenPsych pseudojournals that publish racialism pseudoscience, as well as Quillette founded by alt-right anti-feminist activist Claire Lehmann.
Right-wingers and alt-righters using the alt-center label
- Emil Kirkegaard: pseudoscientist white nationalist and self-described eugenicist who co-founded OpenPsych pseudojournals because peer-reviewed science journals refuse to publish his crackpot writings on race and hereditarianism. He denies that he is alt-right when he blatantly is, instead describing himself as "heterodox/alt-centrist" when there's nothing heterodox about his thinking; he repeats alt-right talking points and uses their memes. Is known to attack people who label him alt-right and goes to extremes to try to prove his delusions he's somehow a centrist.
- Nathan Cofnas: quasi-alt-righter who espouses alt-right views (with the exception of anti-Semitism because he is Jewish) but tries to present himself as middle-ground between alt-right and SJWs extremes; fixates on race and intelligence and racialism, yet is known to get very defensive and lash out whenever anyone points out his racialist views and links to the HBD alt-right.
- Jonathan Anomaly: eugenicist crank and proponent of racialism and hereditarianism; like Cofnas (who he co-authored an article with in Quillette) Anomaly tries to present himself as a centrist libertarian fighting against both alt-right and SJWs, when his views on race and intelligence and eugenics are shared by the alt-right.
- Noah Carl: far-right pseudoscientist who published a bunch of Islamophobic papers at OpenPsych. Denies being right-wing.Do You Believe That? In April 2019, Carl was was stripped of his fellowship at a Cambridge University and sacked from his job, over his publications in OpenPsych and links to far-right extremists.
- Bo Winegard: HBD crank who writes for Quillette, has said "I am definitely a member of the alt-center".
- Anatoly Karlin: Russian alt-right anti-Semitic blogger at The Unz Review who once shared a platform with white supremacist Richard Spencer and said he agrees with 70% of the alt-right, including HBD. He now completely avoids the alt-right label, and considers himself an alt-centrist.
- Giovanni Dannato: alt-right blogger who writes blog posts about "alt-center neo-tribalism", basically rebranded white nationalism.
- Claire Lehmann and her magazine Quillette has deceptively published articles defending centrism, with the goal of trying to present themselves as moderates between right and left-wing, when Lehmann is alt-right (see The Rebel Media) and the magazine certainly has a strong right-wing bias, having published numerous articles supporting HBD, including racialism and most controversially The Bell Curve by Richard Haier.
- Ryan Faulk, race realist and white nationalist; has named his website "Alternative Hypothesis" claiming he is neither alt-right, nor alt-left. However, he then rants about how immigrants of other races supposedly tend to be left-wing - which is not even always true - and kind of shows that he is really alt-right.
- Sean Last, a neo-nazi and white nationalist who later tried to pretend he has no ideological bias and is neither left or right wing.