Category Archives: Protests & Civil Unrest

Jewish Journal: 82 Rabbis and Jewish Activists Arrested During DACA Protest

A total of 82 rabbis and Jewish activists were arrested on Wednesday during a protest against President Trump ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

The protest occurred on Capitol Hill, where over 100 rabbis and Jewish activists conducted a sit-in in the Rotunda of the Russell Senate Office Building. The protesters chanted “We will not be moved!” and “Let my people stay!” in favor of the Dreamers. The protesters were also surrounded by red paper that read, “Jews demand a clean Dream Act!”

The 82 protesters were arrested for “crowding, obstructing, or incommoding” in a public building, but most of them are expected to be released.

“We as Jews know the experience of being immigrants,” Religious Action Center of the Reform Movement Associate Director Barbara Weinstein told the Huffington Post, “and as Americans, we’re deeply aware of our history as a nation of immigrants, and that throughout that history immigrants have been a source of strength for this country.”

http://jewishjournal.com/news/nation/229810/82-rabbis-jewish-activists-arrested-daca-protest/

Boer Protest again Farm Murders

Farmers (Boer) blocked highways leading in and out major cities. The aim is to spread awareness in South Africa about the disproportionate white farm murders. The Government doesn’t seem to care about this issue. The farmers encourage people to wear black in solidarity.

This is the first step the Afrikaner has taken since Apartheid. This movement has no name yet, but you can search it through #blackmonday.

POLL: Most Black Americans Don’t Want Confederate Statues Removed

Forty-four percent of African Americans believe the Confederate statues should stay in place, while 11 percent said they’re unsure. The remaining 40 percent of African Americans polled said the statues should be removed.

Those surveyed were asked whether statues “honoring leaders of the Confederacy” should “remain as a historical symbol” or “be removed because they are offensive to some people,” or whether the respondent is unsure. NPR and PBS News Hour conducted the Marist poll Monday and Tuesday, following a weekend of violent protests sparked by the subject in Charlottesville, Va.

Latin Americans who participated overwhelmingly believe that Confederate monuments should stay in place — 65 percent said they should remain. Twenty-four percent said they should come down, while 11 percent said they weren’t sure.

White Americans also overwhelmingly supported keeping up Confederate monuments– 65 percent said they should stay, while 25 percent said they should be taken down. Eight percent said they weren’t sure if they should stay up or not. Most Republicans, Independents and those who identified as “soft” Democrats said the statues should stay. Fifty-seven percent of those identified as “strong” Democrats said the statues should be removed.

http://dailycaller.com/2017/08/17/poll-most-black-americans-dont-want-confederate-statues-removed/

What does each side want? #Charlottesville

Is this accurate:

Much of the alt-right wants separation (as Malcom X advocated). They perceive other groups as behaving parasitically or with hostility.

How about the left? What do they want?

They are Marxists, or under the sway of Marxists. They see the history of the world in terms of class struggle. Unlike 100 years ago, today’s classes are ethnic/gender classes (as opposed to economic). They perceive the world as a struggle between oppressors and oppressed.

So what do they want?

To destroy the classes of people who they deem to be oppressors?

Is that it?

Comments welcome.

Edit. I suppose you can also say that left wants what they always ask for: “MORE!” But what is the long-term ideal toward which they think they’re working.