"You’ve been drinking the fascist, white supremacist, white neo-Nazi milk … To be a successful antifa soldier, you have to become a soy boy."
Dairy milk may be for baby cows, but according to alt-right trolls it’s the perfect white drink to grow a strong white patriarchal ethno-state. At the same time, plant milk is framed as a drink for weak and effeminate ”soy boys”. While the trolls will say that this is all just an ironic joke, the truth is that there is a long history of using milk as a tool for and symbol of oppression.
Read Tobias Linné and Iselin Gambert write about this in The Conversation:
How the alt-right uses milk to promote white supremacy
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