A New Wave of Left-Wing Militants Is Ready to Rumble in Portland—and Beyond | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED


A New Wave of Left-Wing Militants Is Ready to Rumble in Portland—and Beyond

One week after two men were stabbed to death while defending two girls from a racist and Islamophobic diatribe on a commuter train, Portland, Oregon, is bracing for more violence. On Sunday, over the mayor’s objection, a right-wing group will hold a pro-Trump “free speech rally,” while anti-fascist activists are preparing to protest the gathering.

It’s a pattern that has played out across the country since the election: Pro-Trump events from Pikeville, Kentucky, to Berkeley, California, attract white nationalists, neo-Nazis, and Klansmen along with other provocateurs from the so-called “alt-right.” And, predictably, “antifa” counterprotesters mask up to oppose them—often physically.

Yet joining up with the well-established networks of antifascists and anarchists is a new generation of militant organizers. In Portland, Rose City Antifa’s coalition at this weekend’s pro-Trump rally will include the local chapter of Redneck Revolt, a national network whose outreach has targeted right-wing militia members.

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Ethan Allen and...

going off on each other for the cameras. The more blood the better. This is nothing more than street theatre getting us to go off on each other. Divide and Conquer kiddies!

nice work

Old_Logan

(*keep fanning it)

I almost pulled that previous comment back

Old_Logan

(*out of fear a conservatwit would say 'see , Libral_Logan is complimenting the Portland Civil War Idea'
Because it's coming anyway , Im still going to leave it there , and explain it here , in advance .
Im Complimenting The Journalistic Integraty , when I say Nice Work
For perpetuating the Republican call for civil war , while blaming the Libretards , who ask , what the hell are you talking about ? , when I say Keep Fanning It !
DON'T SHOOT!)

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