Monday, July 17, 2017

‘Guns are fine — racism is not’: Armed redneck lefties are waging a different kind of war on Fascism


A well-armed organization of anti-racists are using gun culture to organize rural white voters against the administration of President Donald Trump. “Redneck Revolt is a national network of community defense projects from a broad spread of political, religious, and cultural backgrounds. It is a pro-worker, anti-racist organization that focuses on working class liberation from the oppressive systems which dominate our lives,” the organization’s website states. “In states where it is legal to practice armed community defense, many branches choose to become John Brown Gun Clubs, training ourselves and our communities in defense and mutual aid.” The name harkens back to the 1921 “Battle of Blair Mountain” when some 10,000 United Mine Workers of America staged the largest labor uprising in US history, with many miners wearing red bandanas around their necks. Over one million rounds of ammunition were fired before President Warren Harding sent in federal troops. Over sixty people died in the battle and almost 1,000 miners were arrested.

   Robert directs your attention to this comment at the linked source;

NJ Progressive Indie • 7 hours ago Got to give them credit for taking the initiative and the right approach. They are in a better position to do something positive against racism and de-programming white people who got sold a bill of goods that they are only winning when they beating down and dogging anyone who is not white, straight, Christian and far-right--no matter how much and how often they get SCREWED by the establishment.
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