Commentary: What is antifa? Mostly a myth

As I’m sitting in a doctor’s waiting room in Memphis, Tennessee, a television set hanging from the ceiling plays a Fox News program whose host warns of “antifa” heading to a town near me.But what exactly is antifa? I’m a news junkie, and I barely have a clue.The word stands for anti-fascist, and it appears to have originated in Germany in the 1930s and then resurfaced again in the 1970s. With the election of President Donald Trump in 2016, small organizations with that name have cropped up in a few American cities. But, for the most part, labeling protesters as members of “antifa” — or, as Tru…

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