Timely browser extension replaces ‘alt-right’ with ‘white supremacy'

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As the alt-right grows louder, journalists are still debating what to call the movement. One Chrome extension, at least, has taken that decision out of their hands. 

The “Stop Normalizing Alt Right” browser extension replaces appearances of the phrase “alt-right” with the phrase “white supremacy.” 

A Google search for "alt-right," with the results doctored by the Stop Normalizing Alt Right browser extension.

A Google search for “alt-right,” with the results doctored by the Stop Normalizing Alt Right browser extension.

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The term “alt-right” was coined to describe a far-right ideology whose supporters often espouse racist, misogynist and otherwise bigoted views. But since Donald Trump’s win in the presidential election, many have called for journalists to more directly refer to the movement as “white nationalist” or “neo-Nazi.”  Read more…

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Source: Mashable

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