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The Moneyman Behind the Alt-Right

posted on July 25, 2017

BuzzFeed’s Aram Roston and Joel Anderson profile the elusive, white supremacist William Regnery II, who has funded various white power organizations, laying the groundwork for the so-called alt-right. In 2005, Regnery helped start the National Policy Institute, a white nationalist think tank now directed by Richard Spencer, an outspoken leader of the alt-right. Until the rise of Donald Trump’s candidacy for president, white nationalists were a fringe group: “I think Trump was a legitimatizer,” Regnery said.

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