The National Policy Institute

The National Policy Institute

NPI is an independent think-tank and publisher dedicated to the heritage, identity, and future of European people in the United States and around the world.

We produce original writing, videos, books, and broadcasts. We host international conferences. We are an indispensable part of nationalist and identiarian culture.

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Richard B. Spencer

President and Creative Director








M.A. The University of Chicago
B.A. The University of Virginia

Richard B. Spencer is President and Creative Director of The National Policy Institute. He is Founder and Editor of Radix Journal and Co-founder and Co-editor of

He was formerly Assistant Editor at The American Conservative magazine and Executive Editor of Taki’s Magazine (Takimag). In 2010, he founded and is widely credited for coining the term “Alt-Right.”

Spencer has appeared in Le Monde, New York Times, the Washington Post, the Chicago Tribune, ABC News, National Public Radio, RT International, The Rachel Maddow Show, Buzzfeed,,, among many others.

Spencer has addressed every NPI conference and has been a guest speaker at the Property and Freedom Society, The Traditional Britain Group, American Renaissance, and the HL Mencken Club.

Richard holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Virginia and a Master of Arts from the University of Chicago. He was a doctoral student at Duke University, before becoming a journalist.


Evan McLaren

Evan McLaren is the Executive Director of the National Policy Institute. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from Kenyon College and a Juris Doctorate from the Dickinson School of Law. His writing has appeared at, Taki’s Magazine,, Chronicles Magazine, Radix Journal, and