Street beatings and melees broke out on both coasts this weekend during confrontations involving the Proud Boys and antifascists — ideologically opposed movements that both condone political violence and practice it with some regularity on their opponents.
General Strike required troops to
maintain order during a 5-day city paralysis.
Boston Police Strike had State Guard limit
damage during two nights of violence.
Steel Strike needed National Guard help.
Race Riots killed 165+.
Anarchist Bombings terrorized two cities.
1948 Berlin Blockade pits US and USSR
1950 McCarthyism hits many as Communist
1950 Failed assassination by two foreign nationals 1951 MacArthur fired for nuclear weapons talk
1954 Army-McCarthy hearings ends scare
Berlin Wall Built |
1962 Church Bombing 4 children die
1962 Cuban Missile Crisis
1963-JK, MLK, RK assassinated
1965 Malcolm X Assassinated
1965 Watts Riot 34 rioters killed
1970 Kent State 4 students killed
Iranian Coup sponsored by U.S.
Acts-1917 barred Asians,
1921 Emergency Quota Act, 1924 National Origins Act, White House Anti- Russian Propaganda
ignored due process for Communists
Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952 naturalization applied to Asians
|1965 Immigration Act ended nationality quotas, but limits Asians.||Obama uses executive action to delay deporting illegal immigrants. Trump uses executive action to stop immigrants from Muslim-majority conflicted regions.|
|Media Response||Print and Video Coverage was pro-business, against both labor unions and Communists Anarchist.||
Government Creates Fear
Media Aided McCarthyism and then Buried It
Coverage Differed for Race vs. War
As Compared to Ferguson
Online Media create user based content
Coverage terrorism, foreign policy replaced drugs, crime and tech/space
1918 Sedition Act to protect wartime morale by deporting
putatively undesirable foreigners.
Palmer Raids had U.S. Attorney General targeting left-leaning Communist labor agitating immigrants by arresting 10,000, jailing 3,500 and deporting 556 resident aliens. "Criminal Syndicalism" state laws outlawing advocacy of violence in effecting and securing social change. Source
Truman Doctrine to contain Communism.
1947 Taft Hartley Act anti-union regulations
1948 Selective Service Act military draft.
1950 McCarran Internal Security Act limits communists
1952 Immigration and Nationality Act limited inflow
1964 N. Mandela gets life
1965 Vietnam Protest Increase
1966 Black Panther Party forms
1971 Twenty sixth Amendment
1973-74 Agnew, Nixon resign
protected profit from labor
2) Relegion feared atheism of Communism
3) Right Leaning Politicians
4) Law Justice Department, FBI
5) Media circulation means power/money
1-5 business, religion, right leaning politicians, JD/FBI
6) Military Industrial Complex
7) Media add radio
1-7 business, religion, right leaning politicians, JD/FBI,
8) Workers were not protected from foreign competition to maintain profit
9) Media add TV
Washington Post reporter Joe Heim: "Counter-protesters fought back, also swinging sticks, punching and spraying chemicals. Others threw balloons filled with paint or ink at the white nationalists. Everywhere, it seemed violence was exploding. The police did not move to break up the fights."
Hunter Wallace, a far-right blogger at Occidental Dissent: "The streets were not barricaded. Violent antifa [anti-fascists] were not penned in their own area as per our agreement with the Charlottesville Police Department..."
Hunter Wallace, a far-right blogger at Occidental Dissent: "The streets were not barricaded. Violent antifa [anti-fascists] were not penned in their own area as per our agreement with the Charlottesville Police Department
225: The US military launched 24 airstrikes in Somalia in January and February, killing 225 people. Washington has intensified its fight against Al Shabab militants in the East African country—in all of 2018, the US carried out 47 airstrikes in Somalia, killing 326 people.
In France, home to Europe’s largest Jewish population, reports of anti-Semitic incidents rose dramatically in 2018. These incidents run counter to public opinion: A majority of French adults reject negative Jewish stereotypes and express an accepting attitude toward Jews. Editor's Note:
These attacks are a resulth of how France who controlled Syria after WW1
and the very bloody French-Algerian War.
Top News: Gunmen stormed two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand on Friday, leaving some 49 people dead and 48 injured, according to the New Zealand Herald, in what Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern called a well-planned “terrorist attack.”
“These are people who I would describe as having extremist views that have absolutely no place in New Zealand and in fact have no place in the world,” she said of the assailants.
Four people were arrested in connection to the attacks. One of the alleged attackers—Brenton Tarrant, a 28-year-old Australian national—live streamed the shooting, creating a harrowing, 17-minute video and issued a manifesto explaining his actions that draws heavily on the ideas of white nationalists and fascists, including the Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik and the Nazi-era British Union of Fascists leader Oswald Mosley.
Data from the past decade shows a decline in anti-Jewish hate crime through 2015, when 51.3 percent of religious hate crime offenses targeted Jews or Jewish institutions. The figures rose to 54.2 percent in 2016 and 58.1 percent in 2017.
Publics' perceptions of anti-Semitism is high,
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