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Expelled from a Progressive Think Tank—for the Crime of Denouncing Antifa Violence

Expelled from a Progressive Think Tank—for the Crime of Denouncing Antifa Violence

On February 2nd, I wrote an opinion piece entitled “Beware the Anti-Fascists, for they have become what they oppose,” on behalf of the UK-based Centre for Analysis of the Radical Right (CARR)—a research centre for which I served, until recently, as a policy and practitioner fellow. That article began

Craig McCann
Craig McCann
6 min read
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It’s Not Your Imagination: The Journalists Writing About Antifa Are Often Their Cheerleaders

It’s Not Your Imagination: The Journalists Writing About Antifa Are Often Their Cheerleaders

On February 1, 2017, Milo Yiannopoulos was scheduled to give a talk about free speech at the University of California, Berkeley. But he was prevented from speaking by a group of 150 or so masked, black-clad members of a then-obscure movement calling itself “Antifa.” The protestors caused $100,000 worth

Eoin Lenihan
Eoin Lenihan
7 min read
Activism
Mobs on the Menu: Restaurateurs and the Culture War

Mobs on the Menu: Restaurateurs and the Culture War

Last month, the Red Hen restaurant in Lexington, Virginia attracted international attention when the owner turned away White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders and her family. The episode shocked many Americans, especially Donald Trump supporters. But in this era of aggressive ideological mobbing, such episodes have become common—even

Andy Ngo
Andy Ngo
6 min read
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Jordan Peterson Rallies Portlandia’s Dissidents

Jordan Peterson Rallies Portlandia’s Dissidents

PORTLAND, Ore. — Weeks of effort by activists to get University of Toronto psychology professor Jordan Peterson booted from his Portland tour stop ultimately failed as he delivered an uninterrupted speech to a packed-house on Monday at the Keller Auditorium in downtown. Before the event, around 50 protesters gathered across the

Andy Ngo
Andy Ngo
5 min read
Activism
Behind the Mask: Inside the Black Bloc

Behind the Mask: Inside the Black Bloc

One year ago, the City of Roses—Portland, Ore.—was rattled to its core with the shocking murder of two bystanders who intervened in an ugly confrontation on one of its MAX commuter trains. Jeremy Christian will soon stand trial accused of killing two men and almost a third after

Thomas Spoelhof
Thomas Spoelhof
8 min read
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