Punching Nazis, Exposing Fascists, and the Antifa Philosophy: Fringe Nation (VICE)

As riots and protests spread nationwide, some politicians and news media pointed to violence by Antifa as the culprit. Alzo Slade talks to someone from Antifa to hear their side.

Russia, China, Iran Warn U.S. Must Not Intervene in Cuba

Russia, China and Iran have warned the United States that it must not intervene in Cuba after the island was rocked by major protests for which U.S. President Joe Biden cast his support. As Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez railed against “the increased aggression of the U.S. government” during lengthy remarks delivered to the press Tuesday inContinue reading “Russia, China, Iran Warn U.S. Must Not Intervene in Cuba”

U.S. Justice Department says Trump’s reinstatement talk could fuel more violence from his supporters

The U.S. Justice Department said this week that former president Donald Trump’s delusional claims that he’ll be reinstated to the White House could fuel more political violence from his supporters. Trump and some of his allies on the right-wing fringe have pushed the ridiculous theory that he could be reinstated as president next month. There is no legal or constitutional mechanismContinue reading “U.S. Justice Department says Trump’s reinstatement talk could fuel more violence from his supporters”

Colombians held in Haitian president’s assassination claim ties to Miami-area security firm

The Miami area is looming ever larger as investigators question the men held in the plot to assassinate Haitian President Jovenel Moïse. Seventeen Colombians and two Haitian Americans from South Florida are in custody in Haiti. A person who interviewed the detained Colombians in Haiti told the Miami Herald that the men claimed to haveContinue reading “Colombians held in Haitian president’s assassination claim ties to Miami-area security firm”

US Justice Department: Trump’s reinstatement talk could fuel more violence from his supporters

The Justice Department said this week that former President Donald Trump’s delusional claims that he’ll be reinstated to the White House could fuel more political violence from his supporters. Trump and some of his allies on the right-wing fringe have pushed the ridiculous theory that he could be reinstated as president next month. There is no legal or constitutional mechanism forContinue reading “US Justice Department: Trump’s reinstatement talk could fuel more violence from his supporters”

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine to Send Highway Patrol Troopers to Border

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine (R) will deploy Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers to Texas at the request of Gov. Greg Abbott, according to a press release.  The 14 troopers will travel to Texas on a two-week assignment to help with local border surveillance but will not make any arrests. Last week DeWine authorized 185 members ofContinue reading “Ohio Governor Mike DeWine to Send Highway Patrol Troopers to Border”

Arizona’s Shady Recount Hit With Reported Accusations Of Sexual Harassment

Reported complaints of sexual harassment are only the most recent issues in a cascade of serious problems with the Arizona “fraudit.” Managers of the GOP partisan audit of the Arizona presidential vote ignored complaints about sexual harassment at the operation for weeks, a Phoenix TV station reports. Workers were forced to endure the harassment, even afterContinue reading “Arizona’s Shady Recount Hit With Reported Accusations Of Sexual Harassment”

Let’s talk about the New York Times documentary about the 6th – Beau of the Fifth Column

Tulsa Race Massacre events could be targeted by white supremacist groups, Department of Homeland Security warns

The Tulsa Police Department said it is prepared and has asked for the public to report anything unusual. The Tulsa Race Massacre’s centennial commemorations in Oklahoma could draw racial violence and white supremacist groups, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has warned in a bulletin. “We assess that upcoming commemoration events associated with the 100thContinue reading “Tulsa Race Massacre events could be targeted by white supremacist groups, Department of Homeland Security warns”

U.S. to ramp up tracking of domestic extremism on social media

The Department of Homeland Security plans to ramp up social media tracking as part of an enhanced focus on domestic violent extremism. While the move is a response to weaknesses exposed by the deadly U.S. Capitol insurrection, it’s raising concerns about undermining Americans’ civil liberties. President Joe Biden’s top appointees have called white supremacists theContinue reading “U.S. to ramp up tracking of domestic extremism on social media”

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