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Saturday, July 15, 2017
An Open Letter to Liberals & Progressives from the Black Bloc
I believe everyone deserves the
right to be heard. So I'm posting this. -SJ Otto
The deep state isn’t coming to save us. Trump
isn’t going anywhere and it seems clear that the elites have no desire to
remove him. Meanwhile war and another economic collapse lay just on the
horizon, as violence, intimidation, and threats from the far-Right seek to
attack anyone who isn’t loyal to the billionaire king. As tens of
thousands mobilize in Hamburg,
neoliberal capitalism and as both repression and resistance at home heat up,
progressives and liberals must ask themselves a simple question: what
side are you on?
The targets of the Alt-Right weren’t just the black bloc,
anarchists, or antifa–they were anyone who dared to come out that day and voice
their displeasure with the president. Ironically, despite the permitted rallies
hardly even being disruptive, in the months leading up to them, far-Right conspiracy
theory websites such as InfoWarsclaimed that they would lead to
violent riots backed by the Democratic Party in an effort to play up hysteria.
“THE TARGETS OF
THE ALT-RIGHT WEREN’T JUST THE BLACK BLOC, ANARCHISTS, OR ANTIFA – THEY WERE
ANYONE WHO DARED TO COME OUT THAT DAY AND VOICE THEIR DISPLEASURE WITH THE
At the same time, the Trump administration has launched a
campaign to gather voting information from all states in order to launch a
countrywide version of Cross Check, the same system that struck millions of
mostly Democratic black and brown voters from the rolls in 2016. Heading the
campaign is Kris Kobach,
who is both the Kansas
secretary of state as well as the legal counsel of the Federation of
American Immigration Reform (FAIR), a white nationalist think tank.