What Debating White Nationalists Is Like

Many well-meaning skeptics promote debate at all costs, even for questions that necessarily place the interlocutors on uneven footing and question the humanity of certain persons. This has become more relevant with racist groups like the Alt-Right, White Supremacists, and “Race Realists”. ContraPoints illustrates how White Supremacists exploit appearing to be cool, calm, and rational to win over the audience and promote violent and discriminatory ideas, and why debates like these are often fruitless.

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