Is the Antifa Anti-Authoritarian?

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?”

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Introduction

With the election of Donald Trump, a problem that had been plaguing parts of Europe for many decades, has become obvious in the United States: Abusing widespread insecurity about a safe future for freedom values, black-clad thugs spread violence and intimidation in the streets, attempting to justify it as “anti-fascism”, a “resistance” allegedly necessary to fight back “Nazis” and an impending fascist takeover.

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