The New Left

As an antiwar group, St. Pete for Peace is generally thought of as being part of the “left”, so it’s our responsibility to denounce the actions of many on the left when they act in a violent, oppressive and hypocritical fashion. Below is a partial list of recent instances of liberals, progressives, and others on the left behaving in an ugly manner. This fact sheet will be updated periodically:
  • UC Berkeley blocks another conservative speaker.  Source
  • Bill Nye: Older generations need to ‘die’ before climate science can advance.  Source
  • Professor's op-ed in the NY Times: Some speech is the scientific equivalent of violence, thus certain conservatives should not be allowed on college campuses.  Source
  • A professor who openly advocated that emergency first responders should “let [white people] die” has been cleared of any wrongdoing by the college that employs him.  Source
  • Tampa man sentenced to 4 months in Inauguration Day riots.  Source
  • Evergreen Student: ‘I’m Not Allowed To Speak Because I’m White’.  Source
  • The Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system in San Francisco and Oakland has been withholding video evidence of crimes committed on trains and at stations perpetrated by groups of teenager citing fears that the videos could create negative racial perceptions.  Source
  • Liberal professor from Northwestern University makes case against free speech.  Source
  • A group is calling the recent firing of a Pomona College employee who tweeted anti-white sentiments an “act of violence". "White gay men have become the primary enactors of violence toward queer people of color," the group stated.  Source
Bat-Wielding Mob of Left-Wing Students Are ‘Community Policing’ Evergreen College.  Source
  • Charity Accused of 'Body Shaming' for Highlighting Link Between Obesity and Cancer.  Source
  • ‘Intense Russophobia’: A U.S. LGBT and women's rights activist warned companies not to insure Russian ambassador’s life.  Source
  • Maine Democrat Threatens Trump: "Trump is a half term president, at most, especially if I ever get within 10 feet of that pussy," state Rep. Scott Hamann wrote.  Source
Over-the-top Anti-Trumpism exemplified by CNN
  • Three prominent CNN journalists - one a Pulitzer winner - resigned after the network was forced to retract and apologize for a story linking Trump ally Anthony Scaramucci to a Russian investment fund under congressional investigation. That article — like so much Russia reporting from the U.S. media — was based on a single anonymous source, and now, the network cannot vouch for the accuracy of its central claims.  Source
  • Reed College in Oregon is offering an “all-inclusive, all-expenses paid” trip for high school students from “historically underrepresented racial and ethnic backgrounds.”  The program is only available to “African American, Latino, Asian American, Native American, Native Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander" students. Other private colleges offer similar programs, but typically offer them to first-generation and low-income students of all races, as well.  Source
  • Group sets up "anti-fascist" gym to battle a so-called Trump-inspired surge of fascist violence in Chicago.  Source
  • A University of Kansas professor recently asserted that those who believe in Donald Trump’s campaign slogan are “deeply invested in white supremacy” and the killing of minorities.  Source
  • Prof arrested for bludgeoning Trump supporters with bike lock.  Source
A man in Chicago, David Wilcox, was brutally beaten by people who were screaming "you voted for Trump" [watch]. Then, in the process of trying to stop the perpetrators from stealing his car, Wilcox got caught in the car door, and was dragged as the car sped away until he was flung from the stolen vehicle [watch].
  • Two Days After Winning Leadership Award, Illegal Immigrant Student Suggests Celebrating Cinco De Mayo By ‘Beating The Shit Out Of White People’.  Source
  • Bret Weinstein, a self-described progressive, said left-wing student activists at Evergreen State confronted him because he refused to leave campus on account of his race. The activists were engaging in a "day of absence" in which they ordered all Caucasians off campus.  Angry mobs and repeated harassment forced the professor to relocate his family.  Source
  • Bill Maher: I Want Democrats to Say 'You're Either With Us or With the Russians'.  Source
  • Trump hater and Bernie Sanders supporter James Hodgkinson attempted to assassinate republican members of Congress wounding Steve Scalise and several others before being fatally shot by police.  Source
  • Hours after Rep. Steve Scalise was critically wounded at a GOP baseball practice shooting, Democratic strategist James Devine tweeted:  #HuntRepublicanCongressmen and #HuntRepublicans.  Source
  • Democrat official fired after saying he's 'glad' congressman Steve Scalise was shot. "I wish he was fucking dead."  Source
  • Scott Pelley of CBS News said the assassination attempt of Rep. Steve Scalise was 'to some degree self-inflicted'.  Source
The city of Portland, OR canceled their tenth annual rose parade after ‘anti-fascists’ groups threatened GOP marchers . The groups said that 200 people would “rush into the parade” and “drag and push” those marching with the Republican Party. “We will not give one inch to groups who espouse hatred toward LGBT, immigrants, people of color or others.”  Source
  • Activists Urging Obamacare Supporters to Mail Ashes of Dead People to Congress.  Source
  • A church organist was arrested after he vandalized his own church with a swastika and pro-Trump graffiti in order to “mobilize a movement.”  Source
  • Black college professor: 'Boo hoo hoo. You white people are angry because you couldn't use your white privilege card'.  Source
  • Yale dean on leave for Yelp comments calling people 'white trash'.  Source
  • Trump said the West writes symphonies - and some in the media call it racist and a sign of white nationalism.  Source
  • Healthcare bill inspires road rage: Tenn. woman tries to run Congressman off the road.  Source
  • Muslim professor arrested, accused of making up threats and attack.  Source
  • Canadian ‘Gender Neutral’ Mother Wants Sex Omitted From Baby’s Birth Certificate.  Source
  • Canada Passes Law Criminalizing Use Of Wrong Gender Pronouns.  Source
  • British Student Union Aims to Ban Clapping and Cheering Because it Excludes Deaf People.  Source
Anti-free speech riots engulf UC Berkeley, prompting the school to cancel a Milo Yiannopoulos event [watch], where a female Trump supporter was pepper sprayed by a protester [watch], hit with flag poles, cornered, and forced to escape by jumping a fence. Protesters were physically preventing attendees from going inside, and a mob of rioters chased down and beat a Trump supporter unconscious [watch].
  • LGBTQ+ students demand special treatment from Clemson.  Source
  • Johnny Depp: When was the last time an actor assassinated a president?  Source
  • UC Davis language guide claims only white people are racist.  Source
  • Kathy Griffin fired by CNN after posting a photo of her holding a fake decapitated head made to look like President Donald Trump.  Source
  • Pulitzer-Winning Novelist Michael Chabon Expresses ‘Hope’ that Trump Has ‘Massive Stroke’.  Source
  • Transgender Antifa protester punches conservative videographer after trying to prevent him from being in public space.  Source
  • 'This is how we're going to kill your wife' - Police blanket a town hall by GOP Rep. Tom Garrett after a series of 'credible' threats. Source
  • Female student demands men 'step back' in class discussions. Source
  • 'Leftist Fight Club' trains UCF students to fight Republicans. Source
College ‘Diversity Council’ Admits to Posting Fake Racist Flyers On Campus.  Source
  • Jewish marchers say they were kicked out of the Dyke March because of their beliefs.  Source
  • I don't trust white people: Hawaii professor.  Source
  • White people banned from Philly Black Lives Matter meeting.  Source
  • A Connecticut college is facing national outrage after a professor posted a series of Facebook messages attacking white people – along with a link to an essay that suggested first responders to last week’s congressional shootings should’ve let the lawmakers “fucking” die.  Source
  • Conservative Rep. Tom MacArthur attempted to share his own experience of taking his 11-year-old daughter off of life support but was shouted down and shamed by town hall protesters.  Source
  • 15 Times Celebrities Envisioned Violence Against Trump and the GOP.  Source
  • GA congressional candidate Karen Handel’s neighborhood was shut down after white powder found in mailboxes.  Source
Hundreds of campuses encourage students to turn in fellow students for offensive speech using “Bias Response Teams.”  Source
  • Louisiana State University students are rallying to the defense of their “Tigers” mascot after an online petition called it a “symbol of white oppression” and demanded its replacement.  Source
  • Black Lives Matter Throws ‘Exclusively Black’ Memorial Day Weekend Party. "This is an exclusively Black Space. So if you do not identify as Black and want to come because you love Black People, please respect the space and do not come. Organizers also said the party was an “intentional space” where violence, fatphobia, sexism, toxic masculinity and transphobia were not permitted. Source
  • The lead organizer for the “Fight for $15” movement isn’t an underpaid fast food worker, but rather a well-paid labor union activist. “No I’m not,” Kendall Fells said when asked by researchers with conservative nonprofit America Rising Squared if he was paid to attend the “March on McDonald’s” he organized this week in Chicago. As it turns out, though, Fells is paid for his activist activities — and he gets paid a lot. Fells was paid more than $146,000 in 2016 by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), according to documents SEIU filed with the Department of Labor. Fells is listed as SEIU’s “deputy organizing director.”  Source
  • Seattle Mayor Proposes Soda Tax Including Diet Drinks To Tackle White Privilege.  Source
  • Anti-racism protesters segregated themselves by race.  Source
  • Cory Booker: 'The Russians are coming, what are we going to do about it?  Source
  • Israeli-American arrested in US Jewish community center bomb threats.  Source
  • Racist Note That Led to Protests, Cancelled Class at college was fabricated.  Source
  • Conservative student denied leadership role for political views.  Source
  • Jewish man arrested after spray painting swastikas on his own house.  Source
  • Police charge a black man who lit fire to an immigrant's store.  Source
  • Actor Mark Ruffalo to NBC, MSNBC: Stop the white, conservative hiring spree.  Source
  • ‘Go to hell’: School principal screams at pro-life teens.  Source
  • Democracy Now! Criminal Cheerleaders for US-NATO-GCC.  Source
  • Democracy Now! Runs Interference for Imperialism in Syria.  Source
  • Cal Poly Professor Argues Squirrels Are Subjected to Racially-Charged Media Bias.  Source
  • Bette Midler equates GOP health care bill to alleged chemical weapons attacks on civilians.  Source
  • Yale conference compares conservatives to KKK, Nazis.  Source
  • AUDIO: student forced to stop reading Bible before class.  Source
  • Win the Debate, Don't Shut it Down

    How can liberals claim to celebrate diversity when they don’t allow diversity of thought or speech?

  • 30 Instances

    Out of Control Liberalism

      • An activist at a Donald Trump protest told the crowd, "we need to start killing people. First off, we need to start killing the White House...White people, give your f***ing money, your f***ing house, your f***ing property, we need it f***ing all,” [watch] .


    • Protesters attempt to prevent people from entering a Gavin McInnes event at NYU, sometimes physically attacking them [watch] .


  • A professor melted down in public, screaming at the NYPD because they didn't beat up people she labelled "Nazis" [watch]


      • The Women’s March on Washington barred a pro-life women’s group (who opposed Donald Trump) to join the post-inauguration rally because of the group’s stance on abortion [read] .

        • A high schooler in Maryland was punched and kicked by classmates because the kid was wearing a "Make America Great Again" hat [read] .


        • Mother's outrage after her son is suspended because HE was beaten up on school bus for wearing 'Make American Great Again' hat [read] .


        • A Trump supporter was knocked unconscious by anti-travel ban protester in Portland [watch] .


        • White people were ordered to the back of a march at the DNC protests: “I need all white people to move to the back. This is a black and brown resistance march,” a protest organizer said. “You will not have a say all up in here...Take your rightful position and get behind us...If you see any white folks, direct them to the back of the crowd...White media, get to the back...White people to the back, black people to the front.” Another woman wearing a hijab can be heard saying, “white people cannot be up front...white people will not be an obstruction no more!” [watch] .


        • Inside a classroom, a Dallas teacher yelled “die” while pretending to shoot Donald Trump [watch] .


        • "All I want for Christmas is white genocide,” tweeted a college professor [read] .


        • "If you voted for Trump you cannot eat here! No Nazis," read a sign at a restaurant in Hawaii [read] .


        • CNN's Marc Lamont Hill: Blacks meeting with Trump are “mediocre Negroes” [watch] .


        • Muslim students at the University of Maryland are demanding (among other things) that the school puts a prayer room in every major campus building, and pay for transportation to off-campus mosques [read] .


        • The director of CAIR in Los Angeles tweeted that he hoped more people had died in a Russian plane crash into the Black Sea [read] .


        • More than 12,000 tweets have called for Trump's assassination since the inauguration [read] .


        • A Mississippi man was arrested in the burning of an African-American church that was spray-painted with the words "Vote Trump" – the man is a member of the congregation, the church's bishop said. [read] .


        • A Louisiana student fabricated story of hijab attack, police say [read] .


        • A woman said she was assaulted and called a racial slur, but police said she made the story up. The woman had previously written about Trump supporters: I hope they all get AIDS [read] .


        • A woman who claimed that three men attacked her on a Manhattan subway and tried to pull off her hijab was charged with filing a false report [read] .


        • Police: Threat to burn UM student wearing hijab did not happen [read] .


        • Eminem calls Trump a 'bi*ch,', and raps about brutally raping Anne Coulter [read] .


        • Sarah Silverman called for the military to overthrow Trump [read] .


        • Filmmaker Lexi Alexander said she agreed with the riots at UC Berkeley and told her Twitter followers to "punch Nazis…riot when your college invites a Nazi…set it all on fire" [read] .


        • Saturday Night Live audience cheers wildly after character calls Donald Trump “little white bi*ch [watch] .


        • Ashley Judd said, “I feel Hitler in these streets... A mustache traded for a toupee. Nazis renamed.” Judd also attacked Trump’s relationship with his daughter, Ivanka, by saying, "your daughter [is] your favorite sex symbol.” [read] .


        • Madonna said she had thought about "blowing up the White House" [read] .


        • Robert DeNiro said he would "like to punch [Trump] in the face” [read] .


        • Snoop Dogg on black artists performing at the Trump inauguration: "Which one of you jigaboo-ass nig**s gonna be the first one to do it? Wait, I’m going to roast the fu*k out of one of you Uncle Tom-assed nig**s for doing it [read] .
  • Milo and the Virtual Witch Hunt

A fact sheet chronicling instances of liberals, progressives, and others on the left acting in an ugly manner: Anti-Trumpism, Russophobia, anti-free speech, rioting, PC culture, bullying, triggering, intolerance, tribalism, Black Bloc, Black Lives Matter, safe spaces, assassination attempts, identity politics, victimhood, virtue signaling, groupthink, racism, absolutism, hoaxes, witch hunts, hysteria.

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