Donald Trump, Neo-Nazis, and the Stanley Milgram Venn Diagram

KKK Rally, 1915, courtesy of the Library of Congress

I was researching small network theory (AKA the Watts-Strogatz model) today for work on social media (because I am definitely the worst person to talk to at cocktail parties), and came across an article by Stanley Milgram from 1969 promoting the “six degrees” theory. While I knew that the six degrees theory predated Watts and Strogatz, I never knew Milgram had a hand in it. Milgram