Police Ready For Possible Violence At ‘Refuse Fascism’ Rally In Downtown LA

KCAL-TV quoted Jody Armour of the USC Gould School about attempts to brand peaceful protestors as Antifa. The downtown L.A. rally is one of several taking place in 19 cities across the U.S. that are being organized by Refuse Fascism. Officials with the group say it has received threats of violence from alt-right, conservative and…

What is antifa – and does its rise mean the left is becoming more violent?

The Christian Science Monitor quoted Jody Armour about the false assertion that left-leaning individuals are becoming more violent in their political opposition. While the antifa catalog of opposition is broad enough to resonate with progressives who don’t condone violence, even as self-defense, antifa groups make up only a small sliver of progressives and liberals, says…