Category Archives: Alt-Right

The Alt-Right Extends Its Reach

In April, Chancellor Robert Jones announced that Max Levchin, a 1997 UIUC graduate in Computer Science, would deliver the keynote address at commencement in May, terming Ukrainian-born Levchin “an inspiring entrepreneur. ” After four start-up failures during college and immediately after, … Continue reading

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Interview with Kristina Khan

Interviewed by David Prochaska, February 20, 2018. Edited for clarity. Kristina Khan is a local activist, mother of three married to Tariq Khan, and the primary author of “Young Fascists on Campus: Turning Point USA and its Far-Right Connections,” Truthout (February … Continue reading

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The Alt-Right Comes to Town

by David Prochaska TARIQ KHAN INCIDENT Last November 16, on the one-year anniversary of Donald Trump’s election, Tariq Khan, a 39-year-old Ph.D. student in history, was just finishing speaking at a rally when hecklers, including Joel Valdez, called out, “No … Continue reading

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