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Newsweak ^ | 13 OCT 2018 | RAMSEY TOUCHBERRY

Posted on 10/13/2018 5:06:50 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum

A violent incident, in which members of a Trump-supporting far-right group kicked and punched people and wielded a sword on the streets of Manhattan, was captured on camera Friday, and New York Police Department confirmed that three arrests had been made in connection with the incident.

The altercation occurred shortly after the group, which calls itself Proud Boys and is listed as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center, held a meeting at the New York Metropolitan Republican Club.

Before the meeting, the club had been vandalized. Fox News, in its story on the incident, seized on the vandalism to imply that Antifa might have been responsible for both acts.

Its story, headlined “Antifa strikes again” suggested the violence and footage of a man brandishing a sword were linked with the far-left group.

But city officials have never said the vandalism was committed by Antifa, and the man brandishing a sword in the video appears to be the founder of Proud Boys -- and one of the founders of the media company Vice -- Gavin McInnes.

Multiple other videos and records of arrests provided to Newsweek suggest the far-right group was, in fact, involved in the violent attacks that took place on the Upper East Side of Manhattan on Friday.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: New York
KEYWORDS: fakenews; newsweak; nyc; proudboys; vice
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Great innuendo, there. Zero facts. But for the weak minded plenty.

41 posted on 10/13/2018 8:37:32 PM PDT by Flaming Conservative ((Pray without ceasing))
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To: Trump_vs_Evil_Witch

“NewsWEAK?........fake news propaganda site?”

Nope,that’s FReeper spelling of Newsweek.


42 posted on 10/13/2018 8:44:12 PM PDT by Mears
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To: VietVet; All

RE: “who are these oddjobs?

I’ve personally met and spoken to “Professor” Mark Bray, Antifa mastermind at Dartmouth this year.
I sparred with him during a question and answer period at his warped Anti-Trump remake play of 1984.
I asked him: “Mr. Bray, don’t you think violent Antifa anarchists beating people up in the streets represent a threat to our Republic?”
Professor Bray angrily retored: “no, and I don’t recognize this republic either!”.

He’s a Batsh1t crazy evil man who’s ultimate goal in life to to incite others to burn down our country. (No different than the 1960’s bastards that burned down our cities and Weather bomber murders)

He and Soros are this country’s Enemy #1

Mark Bray (Inventor of Antifa and respected Dartmouth Lecturer) gives talk on Antifa | The Dartmouth

Mark Bray gives talk on Antifa

by Eileen Brady | 1/19/18 3:00am  

Anti-fascism scholar and history professor Mark Bray gave a talk on Thursday in Dartmouth Hall.

by Eileen Brady / The Dartmouth Staff

Anti-fascism scholar and College history professor Mark Bray gave a presentation yesterday called “Antifa: The History and Politics of Anti-Fascism.” Bray has been a central voice in the debate over the employment of violence by anti-fascist groups, authoring national bestseller “Antifa: The Anti-Fascist Handbook” and speaking out in the media. Sponsored by Dartmouth’s Leslie Center for the Humanities, the lecture took place in Dartmouth Hall and had an attendance of 70 to 80 people, according to Leslie Center director and Italian professor Graziella Parati.

During his lecture, Bray defined Antifa as existing at the intersection of two considerations: “a pan-radical left politics of social-revolutionary self-defense against the far-right,” working to unify the left in an effort to oppose the common enemy of fascism and “a politics of direct action.” He said that rather than relying on the state or groups such as the police or the courts to stop the far-right, movements against fascism must organize through grassroots.

Bray then described the history of Antifa, the origins of many symbols associated with the movement and different branches of the movement around the world.

Overall, according to Bray’s lecture, there has been a reluctance to talk about the anti-fascist movement around the world. He added that his book is the first transnational history of postwar anti-fascism written in English.

“There have been books written in English especially about the situation in Britain and a few studies about other places, but in a post-war context there’s a reluctance to talk about a transnational movement,” Bray said. “That’s one of the main contributions I aim to make with this book.”

Regarding the use of violence by anti-fascist groups, Bray said in his lecture that anti-fascists see their endeavors as activities of self-defense.

“If you look at the history of anti-fascist movements, when they’ve risen and fallen, it’s almost always been in response to the far-right organizing,” Bray said.

He added that within the anti-fascist movement, however, there are two primary understandings of self-defense — a more straightforward rebuttal and a “pre-emptive self-defense” understanding, which allows for first actions taken against fascist groups if violent acts are believed to be imminent.

Bray has come under fire for his views on anti-fascist violence in the past, making an appearance on “Meet the Press” during which he appeared to defend Antifa’s violent tactics. This appearance prompted the College to issue a statement saying that Bray’s views “do not represent the views of Dartmouth.”

After the lecture, Bray fielded questions from the audience on topics such as gender in the anti-fascist movement, media coverage of the movement and the current administration’s relationship with fascist and anti-fascist movements.

In response to a question about fascism in the government today, Bray said that while he does not think that President Donald Trump is a fascist, he believes that Trump’s words and actions have empowered those with white supremacist tendencies.

Parati, who taught French and Italian in Translation 35.02, “Fascisms,” said that she was very pleased with the wide array of historical evidence that Bray presented during his lecture.

The Leslie Center, which Parati described as “an intellectual home for everyone interested in the humanities,” chose to sponsor this lecture because of the topic’s historical relevance.

“History is part of the humanities because history creates narratives about specific moments in time,” Parati said. “We are all in favor of tearing down the barriers that separate the humanities from social sciences and other disciplines.”

Sydney Paluch, a student in the Masters of Arts in Liberal Studies program, said she attended the lecture to learn more about far-left politics “straight from the source.” She added that she was pleased with the accessible way in which Bray presented the information.

“I think [Antifa] is an issue that we don’t have a very good grasp on in our modern media,” Paluch said. “That’s not saying anything against the media. It’s just a very nuanced subject that I think as people in academia, we should have a good grasp on.”

Bray, a historian on human rights, terrorism and political radicalism in modern Europe, is serving as a lecturer in history at the College this year after being a visiting scholar during the 2016-2017 academic year. According to Bray, his change in title reflects the fact that he is now teaching courses at the College. -> He plans to focus his scholarship next on questions of human rights terrorism around the turn of the 20th century. <-

43 posted on 10/13/2018 9:17:00 PM PDT by MarchonDC09122009 (When is our next march on DC? When have we had enough?)
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The MSM, not to the exclusion of Newsweek, is the Country’s greatest threat.

44 posted on 10/14/2018 1:33:19 AM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

When was the last time they reported the same about Antifa.

Oh, that’s right, they didn’t.

45 posted on 10/14/2018 1:56:23 AM PDT by metmom ( ...fixing our eyes on Jesus, the Author and Perfecter of our faith......)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Comments section is interesting.

A bunch of cry babies condemning the right for fighting back.

“Do as we say, not as we do”.

They aren’t condemning those who started it, but the ones who finally had it and put a stop to it.

Violence for me but not for thee.

Suck it up.

You keep pushing, there’s more coming.

46 posted on 10/14/2018 2:01:54 AM PDT by metmom ( ...fixing our eyes on Jesus, the Author and Perfecter of our faith......)
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To: atc23


47 posted on 10/14/2018 2:16:23 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion....... The HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
48 posted on 10/14/2018 3:34:24 AM PDT by trebb (So many "experts" with so little experience in what they preach....even here...)
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To: MarchonDC09122009

The Braying ass takes his que from old-timie-whinny anti-fascists - Marxists-Stalinists of the 30s and 40s

49 posted on 10/14/2018 3:52:15 AM PDT by PIF (They came for me and mine ... now it is your turn ...)
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To: oblomov

Thank you.

50 posted on 10/14/2018 11:51:07 AM PDT by VietVet
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

The Southern Poverty Law Center is a racist mob

They are so branded....... they should be rode out of country on a rail

51 posted on 10/14/2018 11:55:43 AM PDT by bert ((KE. N.P. N.C. +12) Muller..... conspiracy to over throw the government)
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To: Mariner

52 posted on 10/16/2018 8:32:40 AM PDT by itsLUCKY2B (?Borders, Language, and Culture.?)
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To: heterosupremacist

That has to be a false flag, because nobody on their side can write that many words without profanity.

53 posted on 10/30/2018 8:33:02 AM PDT by Gil4 (And the trees are all kept equal by hatchet, ax and saw)
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