“The Necessity Defense”—Why I’m Not Sorry For Antifa

By Anthony Rogers-Wright, Thepromptmag.com -

While appearing on Amy Goodman’s Democracy Now, the good and brilliant scholar/thought leader Dr. Cornell West did not mince words, “We would have been crushed like cockroaches were it not for [...]

The Right Wing Is Trying To Make It A Crime To Oppose Fascism

By Shane Burley, Truthout. -

Conservatives in the U.S. have long sought to reframe grassroots political activism as dangerously radical, but efforts to criminalize protests have rapidly intensified since Donald Trump’s [...]

What The Media Gets Wrong About Antifa

By Kim Kelly, Medium.com -

On August 12, exactly one year after the Unite the Right neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville, Virigina, left over a dozen of people injured and one 32-year-old woman, Heather Heyer, dead, white [...]

Massive Anti-Racist Crowd Shows, Fringe-Reality Of Racists

By Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance -

The Unite The Right Rally today, one year after the one in Charlottesville, can only be described as a complete flop. The racists were unable to fill a single train car and were dwarfed by police [...]

Anti Fascists To Confront White Nationalists In Washington DC

By John Zangas, DC Media Group -

Washington DC: Over a thousand are expected to mobilize in a counter-demonstration against a White Nationalist rally outside the White House on Sunday. A White Nationalist rally organized by [...]

Some Arrested As Right-Wing Rally Clashes With Counter-Protesters

By Andrew Selsky, Associated Press -

Small scuffles broke out Saturday as police in Portland, Oregon, deployed “flash bang” devices and other means to disperse hundreds of right-wing and self-described anti-fascist [...]

White Nationalists Plan Event Across From The White House

By Richard Ochs, Popular Resistance -

The racist Nazis are looking for a fight. Shall we give them what they want? I propose no. Let’s not stoop to their level. Instead let’s organize a “Celebration of Diversity” in another location, [...]

Can Antifa Build an Effective Broad-Based Anti-Fascist Movement?

By Sue Curry Jansen and Brian Martin, Waging Nonviolence -

The book is an informed and revealing, yet one-sided, account of efforts against fascism. What it omits is a sustained discussion of strategy to counter fascism by any means except using force to [...]

The Importance Of Antifa In Confronting Fascism

By Mark Bray, Truth-out.org -

Before analyzing anti-fascism, we must first briefly examine fascism. More than perhaps any other mode of politics, fascism is notoriously difficult to pin down. The challenge of defining fascism [...]

The Front Lines Of Antifascism In Eastern Germany

By Morgan Meaker, www.psmag.com -

By Morgan Meaker for Pacific Standard - A shy grin spreads across Maximillian's face as he stretches out his arm to show where he was bitten by a Nazi. A faint, teeth-shaped scar marks where the [...]

The Anti-Capitalist Politics Of Antifa

By Stephanie Basile, www.counterpunch.org -

By Stephanie Basile for Counter Punch - As antifa has burst into the mainstream in recent weeks, suddenly the efficacy of confronting Nazis in the streets is being debated on the national stage. [...]

Is Violence The Way To Fight Racism?

By Peter Singer, www.projectsyndicate.org -

By Peter Singer for Project Syndicate. PRINCETON, NJ – Should rallies by neo-Nazis and white supremacists be met with violence? That question was raised by the tragic events in [...]

How Low Will Fracking Go & If You Don’t Like Antifa, Watch This

By Eleanor Goldfield, www.occupy.com -

By Eleanor Goldfield for Occupy - This week on Act Out! we head to Camp White Pine to get you an update on the latest in the fight against the Mariner East 2 Pipeline and Energy Transfer [...]

Noam Chomsky: AntiFa Is ‘A Major Gift To The Right’

By Maya Oppenheim, www.independent.co.uk -

By Maya Oppenheim for The Independent. Noam Chomsky has criticised the anti-fascist movement and argued its actions are wrong in principle and it is a “major gift to the right”. The eminent [...]

Nazis, IS, Antifa, The YPG, Democratic Landlords, & The Spanish Civil War

By David Rovics, www.songwritersnotebook.blogspot.com -

By David Rovics in Songwriter's Notebook. The Spanish Civil War has been discussed in the media more in the past few weeks than I can remember in my lifetime. The media has said more nice things [...]

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