Berkeleyside, “On heels of rally, Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguín condemns ‘violent extremism’”

The antifa demonstrators belong to a far-left, largely anarchist, contingent that believes fascism is burgeoning and that preventing it often requires force. When a few protesters on the right showed up at Civic Center Park, antifa activists and some others chased them out and sometimes beat them. Their actions have been derided by many along the political spectrum, praised by some on the left and exaggerated in many reports of Sunday’s events.

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