Gothamist, “No Jail Time For Skinhead Who Beat Columbia Students On LES”

Antifa, the loose-knit anarchist movement devoted to exposing and opposing those it deems fascists, has forcibly shut down speeches by right-wing figures and staged street fights with hard-right extremists in New York and elsewhere as Donald Trump’s campaign gained momentum and turned into a presidency. Right-wing skinheads and their left-wing counterparts have been mixing it up downtown since the 1980s, though the scene’s ultra-violence has all but faded from view in the intervening decades.

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