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    Now that the "alt-right," personified by Stephen Bannon, is in the White House, conservative leaders are trying to assess the correct place for it within the greater movement.

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Robert Pollin

Robert Pollin

Robert Pollin is a distinguished professor of economics and co-director of the Political Economy Research Institute at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.

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Robert Pollin

Robert Pollin

Robert Pollin is a distinguished professor of economics and co-director of the Political Economy Research Institute at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.

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