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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?

Photo: Thomas Patterson/AFP/Getty Images

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?

Freelance journalist, organizer, and all-around troublemaker covering labor, politics, and culture for GEN, Teen Vogue, the Baffler, the New Republic, and more.

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