An Argument For Non-Violence in the Face of Nazis and Fascists
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FEATURING ANTONIA JUHASZ – At a campaign-style rally in Phoenix, Arizona on Tuesday night, Donald Trump denounced the protesters gathered outside saying, “They show up in the helmets and the black masks and they’ve got clubs, they’ve got everything.” He added, “Antifa!” referring to the anti-fascist groups that have mobilized, sometimes strategically using violence to oppose Nazis.
In recent days we’ve discussed what the anti-fascist response in modern-day American could look like. Today, we’ll discuss the effectiveness of non-violent resistance, a tactic employed successfully by many movements throughout history.
Click HERE to read Antonia’s article ‘American politics are becoming violent. But peaceful movements have power’ in the Guardian.
Antonia Juhasz, leading energy analyst, author, and investigative journalist. She is an award-winning writer who has contributed to Newsweek, Rolling Stone, Harper’s Magazine, The Atlantic, CNN.com, The Nation, Ms., The Advocate, and more. She is the author of three books: Black Tide (2011), The Tyranny of Oil (2008), and The Bush.