Among the many to weigh in on these issues, the New England First Amendment Coalition (NEFAC) has released a compelling statement... It’s on the money, and so informative and forward-looking that we thought it was our duty to excerpt it here...
DEMOCRACY IN CRISIS: THE CENTER CANNOT HOLD
The line connecting Yeats to Didion to us: The center cannot hold. The election should have shown us that clearly. The majority lost and we elected an authoritarian entirely uninterested in compromise.
HOW THE MEDIA FOLLOWED TRUMP IN COVERING #FIGHTSUPREMACY
Commercial media needed to pin a medal on somebody, and that person wasn’t going to come from any of the many groups that peaceably managed tens of thousands of people.
WE CAME, WE SAW, WE COVERED (A #FIGHTSUPREMACY COMPOSITE RETROSPECT)
Between the protesters, the counterprotesters, the media, the cops, and a handful of trolls, countless stories unfolded in Boston last weekend. These are several we encountered…
HOW THE ‘FREE SPEECH’ RALLY ORGANIZERS AND THE BOSTON GLOBE GOT ME FALSELY BRANDED AS A WHITE SUPREMACIST
The panicked calls came from my friends and family—including my poor old mother, who was afraid I would be shot—right around the time that I arrived on Boston Common on Saturday.
I SAW MORE FURRIES THAN FRIENDS OF THE FUHRER IN BOSTON THIS WEEKEND
Where were these nazis anyway? Where were they coming from? Did they take Uber?
‘I FEEL LIKE WE WERE STOOD UP’
Boston nazi hunt a major disappointment for many
DID YOU HEAR THE ONE ABOUT THE GUY IN THE MAGA HAT WHO BROUGHT A FIREARM TO BOSTON COMMON?
That’s when the man in the MAGA hat took off, attempting to run from the cops, who chased after him. He was apprehended just a short distance away, police confiscating his firearm and taking him into custody.
ORGANIZERS BEHIND MASS STATE HOUSE RALLY SPEAK OUT
How a Boston demonstration first planned before Charlottesville answered the call to become something much, much bigger
WELCOME TO BOSTON, NOW GET OUT! (AN ALL-DAY ‘FREE SPEECH’ RALLY DISPATCH)
Counter-protesters chase ‘free speech’ rally goers out of town, but endure police aggression after peaceful march