Since the pre-WW2 communist militias, Antifa groups in western countries significantly changed their appearance. First to see is the inclusion of anarchism in their language and symbols: black or red-black flags, circle “A” or also a black cat are commonly used by them. Black blocs still have their dress as a kind of uniform, but no longer the military style of former street troopers, and no longer the high level hierarchical structures and command chains. Antifa activists today often claim to be “anti-authoritarian”. Continue reading “Is the Antifa Anti-Authoritarian?”
Terms like “antifascist”, “against far right” or being against any kind of evil “Isms” suggest that these gangs fight for civil rights, for a good cause, albeit sometimes using illegal methods.
Such a perception is completely and gravely wrong!