Critique

What Anarchists Have Been Saying For Years, and What Liberals Need to Start Hearing

Originally published to It's Going Down Print PDF and Read Here In French Here On Wednesday, December 7th at Texas A & M University, as FBI agents monitored hundreds of protesters from the tops of roofs, heavily armed...

Liberal Fetishization of Non-Violence in the Wake of Alt-Right Murders

In the wake of Alt-Right, white nationalist related murders in the past three weeks, liberal pundits continue to come out against any form of violence against fascist, terrorist groups. A popular theme to the condemnations...

First, They Shot the Anarchists: Trump and ‘The New Normal’

The riots that took place during Trump's inauguration as well as in Berkeley, California against Breitbart editor and Alt-Right troll Milo Yiannopoulos, have rocked the political establishment, created a collective gasp of disdain from...

What Do U.S. Anti-Fascists Actually Believe? A Reply to “On Antifa: Some Critical Notes”

Submitted to It's Going Down by Tom (Philly Antifa) and Bernard and Mollie (NYC Antifa) For many years, until early 2016, the U.S. antifascist movement was small and relatively stable in numbers, with only occasional national mobilizations. This...

The Rich Kids of Fascism: Why the Alt-Right Didn’t Start with Trump, and Won’t...

It seems like every time we turn on the TV, look on social media, or read a newspaper, we hear about the growth of a "movement" that doesn't even really exist outside of the...

The Liberal Myth of Free Speech

Being unabashedly opposed to fascism has become, strangely, a position that requires increasing amounts of justification in modern America. Mainstream voices have used the growth of unapologetic hate movements with codified genocidal platforms to...

Statement on ‘Great Lakes Antifa’ from Cleveland Antifascist Network

People that have been with IGD for a long time know that we aren't prone to sectarian attacks or the airing of internal movement divisions, however we feel that in this instance, a line...

The Problem of “Peaceful Protesters”

"I'm not a protester. I'm violent." -Masked Rebel in Ferguson Along with voting, in today's society protesting peacefully is often held up as one of the only ways that everyday working-class and poor people can...

We Killed Milo: What The Media Misses and Ignores

The role of the liberal intellectual establishment is to set very sharp bounds on how far you can go, 'This far, and no further.' - Noam Chomsky A few weeks ago, it seemed like everyone from...

Town Brawl: Liberals & Police Protect Violent Trump Supporters

Last night, my comrades and I decided to attend a town hall meeting for local Trump lackey and Virginia Rep. Scott Taylor. We didn’t plan an action or a protest and planned for no contingencies....