Antifa Means ANTI-Fascist
Don't let establishment propagandists equate being a fascist and fighting fascism. There's no 'both-siding' this.
Footage of Nazis in the streets of Orlando, Florida prompts me to reiterate that Antifa exists for a reason: to fight violent rightwing extremists.
Peter Daou @peterdaouNazis on the streets in Florida. https://t.co/h4njok2F2O
There is a penchant for false equivalence in US politics that conflates the far right and far left. But make no mistake, there is no comparison between violent rightwingers and the courageous citizens who confront them.
So let’s reiterate:
ANTIFA MEANS ANTI-FASCIST
In my book, Digital Civil War: Confronting the Far-Right Menace, I explain that the overwhelming majority of extremist violence in the US is carried out by the far right, not leftists. Seeing Nazis in America’s streets in 2022 is just another reminder that we must stay ever-vigilant against authoritarianism and hate.