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Andrew Stewart: Fight the Alt-Right with Taxi Searchers | | Rhode Island Media Cooperative
About this time last year, it became clear to me that, even if Hillary Clinton had won the presidential election, the impact of Donald Trump's campaign, having mobilized a white nationalist segment within the general public, was not going away. The insanity found in venues like Breitbart and similar websites was a mass psychosis running rampant over the white population and was going to stay activated long after November. It was with these things in mind that I wrote an anti-racism primer, sourced to Frantz Fanon's Black Skin White Masks, that is laid out and styled like a late twentieth century film magazine, akin to Fangoria or Starlog, and based around analysis of John Ford's 1956 THE SEARCHERS and Martin Scorsese's TAXI DRIVER. I call this book Taxi Searchers: John Wayne, Robert DeNiro, and the Meaning of America. All of this was intentional and calculated. The film magazine layout is looked at with fond nostalgia by a number of people who would be drawn to the alt-right's