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Accused teen murderer Kyle Rittenhouse has again triggered left-wing activists into fits of rage, this time by legally drinking a beer with his parents at a Wisconsin bar and wearing a T-shirt declaring that he's “free as f***.”
After seven months of almost nonstop riots, when even the firebombing of his own condo building couldn't spur him to act, Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler has suddenly vowed to “push back” against the Antifa violence plaguing his city.
President of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari called for “understanding and calm” a day after soldiers opened fire on police-brutality protesters against the now dissolved Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in Lagos on Tuesday night.
Portland police have arrested Marquise Love, ending a manhunt for the BLM activist who allegedly led a mob attack on a man who was dragged from his truck, made to sit in the street, beaten and knocked out with a kick to the head.
A federal judge in Portland has proposed making the American Civil Liberties Union an arbiter to distinguish between legitimate journalists and protesters-in-disguise – a move with important implications for press protections.
In response to the killing of George Floyd by police officer Derek Chauvin and accomplices, woke culture has intensified cringy prostration and humiliation rituals that can be traced to the Maoist Cultural Revolution.
A crowd of protesters has toppled a statue of famed slave trader Edward Colston in Bristol, UK. Cheering as they danced on his effigy, they are just one of several groups to have targeted controversial monuments in recent weeks.
Droves of protesters have descended on the US embassy in London, in the city’s fourth Black Lives Matter protest in a week. The demonstration comes a day after a similar protest in the city spiralled into mayhem.
With the situation in the capital “under perfect control,” Donald Trump has announced the withdrawal of the National Guard from Washington DC, but warned that the troops may be redeployed if the riots resume.