Colorlines, “The Growing Alliance Between Neo-Nazis, Right Wing Paramilitaries and Trumpist Republicans”

PORTLAND, OR - JUNE 04: Alt-right demonstrator Kyle 'Based Stickman' Chapman at a rally on June 4, 2017 in Portland, Oregon. A protest dubbed "Trump Free Speech" by organizers was met by a large contingent of counter-demonstrators who viewed the protest as a promotion of racism. The demonstrations come in the wake of the recent violent attack on the city's MAX train line when Ricky Best, 53, and Taliesin Namkai-Meche, 23, were stabbed to death and Micah Fletcher,21, was severely injured after they tried to protect two teenage girls, one of whom was wearing a hijab, from being harassed with racial taunts by suspect Jeremy Christian. (Photo by Natalie Behring/Getty Images)

After hearing that Yiannopoulos is planning to name undocumented students at a February 1 speech sponsored by Berkeley College Republicans, thousands of students hold a peaceful protest. But about two hours before the event, some 150 black bloc anarchists arrive and begin throwing powerful fireworks and rocks, smashing windows and attacking Yiannopoulos supporters. Citing public safety, University police cancel the event. On Twitter, President Donald Trump threatens to withhold federal funding from the school because it “does not allow free speech and practices violence on innocent people with a different point of view.”

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