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What the Media Gets Wrong About Antifa

Alt-right rallies are failing, thanks to anarchist action — so why aren’t we hearing about it?

Kim Kelly
Kim Kelly
Aug 30, 2018 · 8 min read
Photo: Thomas Patterson/AFP/Getty Images

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This is not a time for civility. This is a time for action.

I’ve seen no clearer metaphor of the press’s mishandling of antifa and black bloc tactics than the reporters desperate for the most clickable photo who blocked our way in the streets on August 12.

Now’s as good a time as any to answer the question: Which side are you on?

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