(from Intellectual Takeout):

By Jon Miltimore

The Washington Post has the latest chapter in the Battle of Berkeley, which broke out over the weekend.

The spasms of violence are unsurprising to anyone who has been following the tactics of these self-described “antifascists.” They’ve been candid about their willingness to use violence to fight right wing extremism (or, rather, what they identify as right wing extremism).

“You need violence in order to protect non-violence,” a 20-year-old Antifa member, Emily Rose Nauert, recently told the New York Times.

What’s more troubling, however, is that many intellectuals seem to approve of the group’s violent tactics. CONTINUE READING HERE