“They have no allegiance to liberal democracy”: an expert on antifa explains the group – Vox


The Watch Dog response: Have to follow what is going on because eventually the trues will come out. You see “they” been saying all the time that the antifa group is connected to the Democratic Party. But the sad part is some folk believe everything they hear instead of waiting to get information as it is presented. When you error that is okay but then acknowledge the trues when you learn them. It is okay to error but it ain’t okay to not make necessary corrections. Keep on believing everything “they” say those that have a different agenda other than the Democratic Platform. Now don’t get it twisted just because some folk are Democrats those who do not operate per the Democratic Platform they have to be dealt with also.

Then Donald Trump used the phrase “alt-left” to describe the anti-neo-Nazi protesters in Charlottesville last week, most people had no idea what he meant. I’m actually not sure he knew what he meant.

“What about the alt-left that came charging at the, as you say, the ‘alt-right’? Do they have any assemblage of guilt?” Trump said during a rambling press conference.

If the alt-left exists, it’s probably best represented by “antifa” (short for “anti-fascist”) — a loose network of left-wing activists who physically resist people they consider fascists. These are often the scruffy, bandana-clad people who show up at alt-right rallies or speaking events in order to shut them down before they happen, and they openly embrace violence as a justifiable means to that end.

Antifa is not a monolithic organization, nor does it have anything like a hierarchical leadership structure. It’s an . . .  (Vox)

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