Talk:Alt-center

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White supremacist Ryan Faulk also described himself as an alt-centrist (or something similar to that effect). Muslim guy (talk) 00:26, 25 February 2019 (UTC)

No evidence that Quillette editors or contributors are alt-right; editor in chief is a woman and an associate editor is Jewish[edit]

@Greenrd I'm newer than you but the paper Quillette is listed on this site as both alt-right and alt-center, and simply stating some one is a woman or Jewish doesn't cut the mustard with me at least. Doesn't magically stop them from having bigoted views. Féinléiriú (talk) 11:35, 13 April 2019 (UTC)

Well we don't seem to have included much evidence supporting the claims, but The Outline, Slate, The Daily Beast, and Politico support it. NekoDysk 11:47, 13 April 2019 (UTC)
The Outline doesn't say they're alt-right directly, it just insinuates it. The Slate piece doesn't even mention the word "alt-right" once, so I don't know why you included it. The Daily Beast doesn't say Quillette is alt-right - it says one of their articles classifies the alt-right as conservatives, which is weird and a bit suspicious, but not direct proof. As for Politico, I can't even work out what they're trying to say when they mention the alt-right at the end of the article - it appears the last paragraph got butchered in the editing process. Did you just literally Google "Quillette alt-right" and post the results without even reading them?!
And I can go further with my argument: Quillette have a contributor who is black. Pretty unlikely thing for an alt-right publication to have, wouldn't you think? Seeing as alt-right is basically a euphemism for far right. You can't just tag random people you don't like as alt-right just because they happen to share some views with the alt-right. Hitler was against smoking - does that make anyone who is pro-tobacco-regulation a Nazi? Clearly not. Likewise, not everyone who has "race realist" views is a fascist. Not everyone who disagrees with trans activists on some things is a bigot. Not everyone who disagrees with radical feminists is an anti-feminist. In fact, Claire Lehman, by disagreeing with both radical feminists and radical trans activists and publishing more nuanced opinions in between the two, has shown herself to be centrist on at least one issue.--Greenrd (talk) 12:33, 13 April 2019 (UTC)
I don't really see how that disapproves the point though. Also the far-right has lots of non-white people in it. This has even been reported on. NekoDysk 12:59, 13 April 2019 (UTC)
"Quillette have a contributor who is black." not an argument at all, fuck me. That's like "I can't be racist I have a black friend". Have you heard of the likes of Candace Owens. Féinléiriú (talk) 13:08, 13 April 2019 (UTC)
This is what I'm talking about - Candace Owens is not alt-right, she's a black wingnut. Alt-right is a narrow category. People who try to argue that people like Candace Owens or Jordan Peterson are alt-right don't understand the term.--Greenrd (talk) 15:28, 13 April 2019 (UTC)