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How YouTube’s Left Is Converting the Far Right

Natalie Wynn, otherwise known as ContraPoints, lures in fans of the far right and changes minds.

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Here’s how a leftist, transgender, Ph.D. dropout is winning over white supremacists and more on YouTube.

Guest: Micah Loewinger, producer at WNYC’s On the Media.

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The problem with the news right now? It’s everywhere. And each day, it can feel like we’re all just mindlessly scrolling. It’s why we created What Next. This short daily show is here to help you make sense of things. When the news feels overwhelming, we’re here to help you answer: What next? Look for new episodes every weekday morning.

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  • Mary Harris is the host and managing editor of What Next, Slate's new daily news podcast. She has reported throughout the public radio system, for NPR, Marketplace, and WNYC.

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