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The Washington Post featured Dyson College of Arts and Sciences Professor Adam Klein in "Scant evidence of antifa shows how sweeping the protests for racial justice have become"

06/15/2020

The Washington Post featured Dyson College of Arts and Sciences Professor Adam Klein in "Scant evidence of antifa shows how sweeping the protests for racial justice have become"

Antifa no longer exists, at least not in the form in which it has featured on the president’s Twitter feed or propaganda outlets, including the state-backed Russian channel RT, said Adam Klein, a professor of communication studies at Pace University who has analyzed antifa’s confrontation with white supremacists in Charlottesville in 2017.

“I’m sure there are people on the streets today who see themselves as anti-fascist,” Klein said. “But any kind of broader organization has been pretty dormant.”

On the most active antifa accounts on social media, Klein said, there is commentary about recent protests and occasional attempts to unmask far-right actors, but there have been “no calls for destruction or fighting police.”

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