politics
The Threat of Antifa
Jun 18, 2020 at 02:19 PM

The Quick Facts

  • Antifa is a loose collection of groups that gained prominence following the "Unite the Right" white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia in 2017.
  • Antifa is an anti-fascist movement that believe in using violent and non-violent methods rather than policy to effect change.
  • During the George Floyd protests, President Trump and many others have blamed Antifa for the violence and public unrest.
  • On May 31st, President Trump announced that he will be designating Antifa as a terrorist organization.

Food For Thought

Is Antifa a legitimate threat to the American people or is its impact over-exaggerated?

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The New York Times

When Antifa Hysteria Sweeps America

Nicholas Kristof
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Washington Post

Trump is spreading a dangerous conspiracy theory about antifa

Editorial Board
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The Hill

Why it's likely to be antifa, not neo-Nazis, behind the anarchy in America's streets

James M. Casey
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Fox News

Antifa riots – here's what we need to know about group attacking America

David Bossie
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Over-Hyped
Very Dangerous