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originally posted by: burdman30ott6
a reply to: Vorian
Only if they're really, really eager to meet their maker...
Regardless though, this Twitter feed has to be a joke account. Nobody can possibly be as stupid as this and expect to be taken seriously. If this is a "bunch of kids" then I see little reason to let any of them experience adulthood.
originally posted by: continuousThunder
a reply to: GusMcDangerthing
dude there are a lot of unflattering things you could say about antifa that i wouldn't really be able to refute, but only one side involved in this mess was flying swastikas, chanting traditional nazi chants, and calling for the elimination of jews.... that's literally labelling themselves as nazis, i don't think we can blame anyone else for calling them such?
originally posted by: JanAmosComenius
Really do not know what is Antifa in USA, but here, in Czech republic, they did useful (dirty) work because police was infested with neo-nazis in 90. and early 00. From fighting club it evolved pretty much to intelligence agency. Now they simply collects data and send them to prosecuting attorneys ...
There is no official statistics but CZ Antifa is probably more to anarchism then to communism. It is goal based collective - they are there to fight nazis - and underlying ideology is not much important. In other words Antifa members do not derive their identity from Antifa but they are participating on Antifa because their world view says them so.
I'm pretty positive situation in other European countries is very similar.
Neonazism was quite big problem in post 89 Central and East Europe countries. In Czech Rep. there were neonazi actions bordering with pogroms on Gypsy and Viet Nam minority.
originally posted by: Sheye
You have to wonder about the mental health of white people holding up " white people suck" signs.
Ludicrous loonies , most of em are... and they are out for blood. Good luck America.. and may God bless and protect your law enforcement through these chaotic times . 😕
Wouldn’t it be amazing if you could get all the cool stuff that Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) get? Like…
*Richly artistic cultures that have been setting trends in music, dance, art, and fashion for hundreds of years
*Ancient and powerful cultural and spiritual practices passed down through generations
Without all the problems like…
*Disproportionate incarceration and extrajudicial murder
*Higher incidence of low self-esteem, depression, and suicide
*Decreased life expectancy
There is a way to get lots of the good stuff and avoid lots (but not all) of the bad stuff!
It’s called being light-skinned or white-passing!
To be fair, us light-skinned and white-passing people cannot just snap our fingers and nullify colorism. We cannot return our privilege to the Privilege Store.
But, there are some things we can do to address our privilege, like not automatically assuming that we are entitled to be in all BIPOC spaces all the time.
Why, when BIPOC decide to gather for various reasons in the face of a society that systematically seeks to subjugate them, is it such a problem for white people?
Could it be that white people are afraid of what could happen if BIPOC divested from white institutions and ways of being and sought self-determination and independence instead?
BIPOC throughout history have spent much time and energy building our own spaces only to be met with disapproval, petty meddling, violent threats and horrific violence.
In the face of all this, BIPOC have even taken the time to explain to white people and our own people why it is okay and possibly advantageous to have separate spaces.
Yet we still encounter white people who want to know why it’s okay for BIPOC to gather but not okay for white people to form their own separate groups.
Problem is when white people gather separately we end up with groups like the KKK, Stormfront and the Trump White House (please avoid ‘splaining about how the cabinet is not actually completely white).
Rather than being defensive or complaining about how we are being excluded from spaces, light-skinned and white-passing people might take a moment to think about what the impact of our presence is in the spaces that we inhabit.
Because let’s face it, us light-skinned and white-passing BIPOC — especially those with white parent/s — still get pretty defensive sometimes when BIPOC vent about the racism or poke fun at the cultural habits of white people.
Antifa movements are post-World War II left, often anarchist, extra-parliamentary political movements opposing political ideas and movements that members describe as fascist. Such movements have been active in several countries in the second half of the 20th and early 21st century. Contents [hide] 1 History 1.1 Germany: Cold War "anti-fascism" and after 1.2 United Kingdom: against the NF and BNP 1.3 Sweden: Antifascistisk Aktion activities 1.4 Twenty-first century 2 References History Germany: Cold War "anti-fascism" and after Logo of Antifaschistische Aktion From 1961 the East German Socialist Unity Party used the term "