Antifa Members Talk Protest Tactics: ‘We Don’t Depend On Cops’ | NBC News

  • Published on Aug 20, 2019
  • Anti-fascist protesters and members of Rose City Antifa in Portland, Oregon, faced off in a counter protest against the Proud Boys and other members of the far right. NBC News’ Dasha Burns talked with two members of a local antifa group to get an inside look at their tactics and their views on the protests.
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    Antifa Members Talk Protest Tactics: ‘We Don’t Depend On Cops’ | NBC News

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  • Dan Speace
    Dan Speace 17 hours ago

    Antifa are a bunch of Cry babies get a real job.

  • PinkyChiChi
    PinkyChiChi Day ago

    Doing more harm than good and causing former, peace loving liberal democratic ppl. Ppl who were trying, and often succeeding, effecting change through open communication and showing the way.this is the kind of behavior, violence and division, that we were against. The ppl they are running off are their own ppl.

  • Mr Mojo Risin
    Mr Mojo Risin Day ago

    I can't wait until 2-3-4 of these idiots try and jump a guy with a glock. We all know the outcome.

  • Pimpenbat2
    Pimpenbat2 Day ago

    I love these speakers in antifa. They do a great job of communicating the key philosophical and practical issues. When fascism is so baked in with government, depending on cops and making moral equivalence with law is wrong. Also they aren't slimy fence sitting narcissistic egoists.

  • rodanthe
    rodanthe Day ago

    If you are seeking to be peaceful, why must you wear these masks to conceal your identity.

  • skedtm
    skedtm 2 days ago

    They truly believe what they're fighting for? Yet the hypocrisy is on another level. How can someone believe in something which is the very thing that they're against?
    I just don't get it. It's like believing the earth is flat, then being showned footage from space showing it's round but then still believing the earth is flat.
    Brainwashed beyond point of return

  • zootedsuit
    zootedsuit 2 days ago

    Self-defense requires a disguise

  • James Rosales
    James Rosales 2 days ago

    Soy much?

  • Hush Money
    Hush Money 2 days ago

    Antifa doing the Lords Work ...

  • Mike Paraboschi
    Mike Paraboschi 2 days ago

    These people don’t know what fascism is

  • Melissa Miller
    Melissa Miller 3 days ago

    All antifa will catch a hollow point.

  • Keagan Hall
    Keagan Hall 3 days ago

    LOL what a couple goofballz

  • New King
    New King 3 days ago

    Hides identity and justifies attacking people who are not hiding anything
    That's fascism lol.

  • Frosty One
    Frosty One 3 days ago

    Oh they will wish they could, all in due time.

  • Buddy Inacar
    Buddy Inacar 4 days ago +1

    There’s so much surrender inside his voice. Weak, small minded, and insecure person.

  • Tim Turner
    Tim Turner 4 days ago

    Trump 2020... world don't move around your feelings... we are sick of it

  • Mike Dowdy
    Mike Dowdy 4 days ago

    I think we found Richard Simmons

  • Portia Horst
    Portia Horst 4 days ago

    Far right group = anyone who isn’t far left. So stupid

  • maxsonhaxOn
    maxsonhaxOn 5 days ago

    We don't depend on cops
    -Says the guy having to constantly hide his face whenever he talks about his views

  • Jimmy Esquibel
    Jimmy Esquibel 5 days ago

    I have traveled the world. I can tell you that if we lose our border, we will have chaos in each and every neighborhood in our great country. I know some can isolate themselves but I like so many of my fellow Americans, can't afford to pay for an armed security detail nor do we have the means to live in a gated community. I feel sorry for Antifa. They are being used by whom ever is paying them. I would never target anyone. I am a Mexican and a proud American. Antifa are useful idiots. Soros needs to be arrested! I am not old enough to have dealt with the KKK but Antifa, by hiding, reminds me of the KKK. Antifa members, please educate yourself and wake up before it is too late for you and your families and loved ones.

  • Water English
    Water English 5 days ago

    Hes a pillow bitter

  • mrbelvedere1632
    mrbelvedere1632 6 days ago +1

    A mosquito drives more fear into me than these guys. Especially with those voices lmao

  • Fox Mulder
    Fox Mulder 6 days ago

    Come to Florida with your BS and we will give you what we call southern hospitality.

  • Christ Reloaded: Revenge of the Messiah

    Haah so many of them are fat

  • andrewpaintball246
    andrewpaintball246 6 days ago

    Oh you'll talk to me without your mask on come to my house... and you better bring your whole antifa army with you.

  • andrewpaintball246
    andrewpaintball246 6 days ago

    Why is the news even allowing a group like this to go on National Television to try and explain how they're in the right and righteous with what they're doing. Smells like fishy government work to me

  • Ross Theriot
    Ross Theriot 6 days ago

    Fascism is a form of government which is a type of one-party dictatorship. Fascists are against democracy. ... Fascism puts nation and often race above the individual. It stands for a centralized government headed by a dictator. Historically, fascist governments tend to be militaristic, and racist. Oxymoron lmao

  • andrewpaintball246
    andrewpaintball246 6 days ago

    Why is it everytime I hear antifa talk they sound like young immature under-educated snowflakes.

  • andrewpaintball246
    andrewpaintball246 6 days ago

    Antifa is just another white supremacist organization backed and funded probably by the US government to keep us civilians occupied with other things rather than the big picture.

  • andrewpaintball246
    andrewpaintball246 6 days ago

    If antifa is reacting violently to being attacked then why are they covering up their faces if they're the victims? I'm sorry but victims don't have time to cover up their face your face is covered before any crimes ever committed who does that remind you of a burglar perhaps someone who doesn't want their face on camera because they're committing illegal Acts I'm just saying.

  • Theodore Dowman
    Theodore Dowman 6 days ago

    Haha this is hilarious.

  • Rez Marks
    Rez Marks 7 days ago

    One of their main points of unity is to they do not believe the law is just. They're not hiding because they're doing bad things they're hiding because theyre doing what the cops should be doing and the cops dont like that

  • Donnie Wright
    Donnie Wright 7 days ago

    Let's make a deal?
    Rose City Antifa, the city of Portland, Ted Wheeler, Kate Brown and the Oregon legislature do not represent the vast majority of Oregonians. I used to love Portland but will never visit there again for as long as I live. Keep that city along with everything else from the coast down the Western Cascade range to Eugene. We will stay out of your spaces. In return, we ask that you keep to those places and don't take your theories and ideals elsewhere. If you try to pull this BS South and East Eugene clear down into Northern CA, you will find no "safe spaces" that you can run to with like minded individuals. In other words we will dive you back to the hellholes that you created and make sure you stay there.

  • Drug Induced Fever dream

    Terrorists. Antifa are terrorists.

  • Steve Sauck
    Steve Sauck 7 days ago

    These 2 sound very uneducated, it’s not self defense when 15 of you jump 1 person. This group of Fascists need to go.

  • Ninth Realm
    Ninth Realm 7 days ago

  • David Poynter
    David Poynter 8 days ago

    They look like the Klan, only in black.

  • Trumpis God
    Trumpis God 8 days ago

    Looks like the KKK switched colors.

  • Trumpis God
    Trumpis God 8 days ago +1

    Oh my God.
    Please come to my city
    We will make you beg for a cop.

  • Chance Adams
    Chance Adams 9 days ago

    Antifa is a terrorist group
    a person who uses unlawful violence and intimidation, especially against civilians, in the pursuit of political aims.
    "four commercial aircraft were hijacked by terrorists"
    synonyms:bomber, arsonist, incendiary; More
    unlawfully using violence and intimidation, especially against civilians, in the pursuit of political aims.
    "a terrorist organization"

  • Rob Masters
    Rob Masters 9 days ago +1

    When dude on the left started talking I was expecting a males

  • Jose C
    Jose C 9 days ago

    You forgot to mention this inferior people call Daryl Davis a White supremacist, and he is black, Daryl Davis converted former KKK into decent citizens.

  • Len Polistina
    Len Polistina 10 days ago

    I would literally run them over

  • Rücklicht
    Rücklicht 10 days ago

    Black and red equals brown.

  • Some one
    Some one 10 days ago

  • Anthony Jacobs
    Anthony Jacobs 10 days ago +1

    George Soros funded

  • Bad Hand Jim
    Bad Hand Jim 10 days ago

    I'm sorry you boys didn't have fathers engaged in your lives to teach you how to be men.

  • Dylan sky
    Dylan sky 11 days ago

    I can't wait till its open season on antifa. These little pukes are gonna pay for their bs.

  • Dunkler
    Dunkler 11 days ago

    Did they know that Big Government is fascism? Politicians - yes, antifa members - it's hard to say.
    Motto of Italian Fascism: All within State, Nothing out of State, Nothing against State.

  • Texas Holdem
    Texas Holdem 12 days ago

    ID LOVE TO SEE an Antifa member IN PRISON,,, OTFLMAO

  • Zigedi Zach
    Zigedi Zach 12 days ago

    I love how nbc gives these litteral pieces of filth air time to spread their message.

    • jon doe
      jon doe 12 days ago

      and that without ever exposing them for what they are. Antifa is a communist organization, when did communists become less evil than fascists?

  • Jaze
    Jaze 12 days ago

    hahah I love that silence at the end. Antifa is a bad joke. I like this interview and the interviewer. She did a great job and it shows the ridiculousness of this Antifa. Should I be liking the video? or disliking the video because I disagree with the Antifa statements?

  • koolio0900
    koolio0900 12 days ago


  • Constatine XI P.
    Constatine XI P. 12 days ago

    These liars attacked Candace Owens, a black journalist, for her pro Trump conservative views. They called her a Nazi and White supremacist. This further supports the belief the deep state funds them. Congress is still slow about designating them as domestic terrorist organization- why ????

    • jon doe
      jon doe 12 days ago

      Because they are the militant wing of the democratic party. Like the KKK before them, they fight for communism and strong centralized control over the culture. It's portrayed as a choice between fascism and communism, when neither is necessary.

  • D O
    D O 12 days ago

    Nerd rage

  • Juan Sanchez
    Juan Sanchez 12 days ago +1

    These guys are the actual fascists

    When has a proud boy ever started a fight
    Link me a video I bet you can’t.

    • jon doe
      jon doe 12 days ago

      fascists and communists share tactics. antifa is communist. These two are merely the useful idiots Lenin liked so much.

  • F
    F 12 days ago

    This blonde girl dumb bro

  • Ruben Yuzbashev
    Ruben Yuzbashev 13 days ago

    This is a joke

  • Ruben Yuzbashev
    Ruben Yuzbashev 13 days ago


  • Joe Hick
    Joe Hick 13 days ago

    Take your mask off are you really that scared? There a terrorizing group and they need to be treated as such. Just a group of cowards getting together covering their face and beating people up.