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Anti-Defamation League Says Signs at Rallies Anti-Semitic …

| June 20, 2020

A tweet from reporter Mike Miletich shows video of a man carrying a sign at a protest on Saturday, May 16, in Springfield, Illinois. (@MikeMiletichTV / Twitter) Signs with swastikas

ADL Joins With Other Groups Calling for July Boycott of Facebook – Jewish Exponent

| June 20, 2020

We hope this campaign finally shows Facebook how much their users and their advertisers want them to make serious changes for the better, said ADL national director and CEO Jonathan Greenblatt. | File photo The Anti-Defamation League, along with several civil rights groups, is calling for corporations to boycott Facebook in July over its unwillingness to ban hate speech on the social media companys platform. The groups, including the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), Sleeping Giants, Color of Change, Free Press and Common Sense, launched a full-page ad in The Los Angeles Times on Wednesday saying Facebook has not done enough to combat hate and disinformation

They Were Canceled. Should He Have Helped Them Come Back? – The New York Times

| June 20, 2020

A few months later, Mr. Galliano, who had already been fired as the creative director of Christian Dior, was tried for the attack in a Paris court; during the trial a video of a different incident, also at a bar, revealed him proclaiming, I love Hitler

Column: Is an Antifa Threat Worse Than The Fascists Being Opposed? – Southern Pines Pilot

| June 20, 2020

The day after his inspection of the White House bunker during protests outside his window, President Trump gathered a small army around him and strutted to St. Johns Episcopal Church, where he clownishly brandished somebodys Bible

Former ADL Exec Appointed to Head Security Training Initiative for US Jewish Communities – Algemeiner

| June 20, 2020

The facade of the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Nov.

Facebook removes Trump ads with symbols once used by Nazis – THE WEEK

| June 19, 2020

Washington, Jun 19 (AP) Facebook has removed a campaign ad by President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence that featured an upside-down red triangle, a symbol once used by Nazis to designate political prisoners, communists and others in concentration camps.The company said in a statement Thursday that the ads violated our policy against organised hate." A Facebook executive who testified at a House Intelligence Committee hearing on Thursday said the company does not permit symbols of hateful ideology unless they're put up with context or condemnation. In a situation where we don't see either of those, we don't allow it on the platform and we remove it. That's what we saw in this case with this ad, and anywhere that that symbol is used, we would take the same action," said Nathaniel Gleicher, the company's head of security policy.The Trump campaign spent more than $10,000 on the ads, which began running on Wednesday and targeted men and women of all ages across the U.S., though primarily in Texas, California and Florida.In a statement, Trump campaign communications director Tim Murtaugh said the inverted red triangle was a symbol used by antifa so it was included in an ad about antifa.

Interfaith Alliance and Jewish Federation to host Fighting Hate Online ZOOM event on June 25 – City-sentinel

| June 13, 2020

The Jewish Federation of Greater Oklahoma City and The Interfaith Alliance of Oklahoma will host Fighting Hate Online, a ZOOM event scheduled for June 25 at 7 p.m.

Police Officers Linked To Extremist Group – CBS Chicago

| June 13, 2020

CHICAGO (CBS) Serious concerns have been raised over Illinois police officers with ties to right wing extremist groups. CBS 2s Charlie De Mar investigated whether the officers believes in conspiracy theories affect their police work. Meantime the Chicago Police Department and COPA are investigating a Chicago officer spotted wearing an extremist face mask while working a protest last weekend

Will the Black Lives Matter movement finally put an end to Confederate flags and statues? – The Register-Guard

| June 13, 2020

The national protest movement that has erupted in the wake ofGeorge Floyd's death hasrekindled a fire under the culturaltinderbox known as the American Confederacy. In the past week, public officials, military leaders and sports executives have made moves to take down Confederate statues and ban the Confederate flag, iconography that remains inextricably linked to the Southern cause that launched the Civil War: the preservation of a way of life anchored to slavery. While such efforts have flared in recent years, historians say the Black Lives Matter protest movementonce again sweeping the nation after Floyd's death has catapulted the issue to a place of unprecedented visibility that is likely to have lasting effects

3 Jewish takeaways from unrest over pandemic and George Floyd – The Jewish News of Northern California

| June 13, 2020

Its five months to Election Day and America is in the midst of at least two national crises. The unrest reverberating throughout the land from the coronavirus pandemic and the killing of George Floyd is plunging Donald Trumps polling numbers. The president trails the presumptive Democratic nominee, Joe Biden, by 14 points, according to a CNN poll that lawyers for the Trump campaign have tried to repress.


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