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  • HERE'S THE CALIFORNIANS WE IDENTIFIED AT THE CAPITOL STORMING

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      by DESERTBORDER, WATERSPIDER, JAMES STOUT

    EDITOR'S NOTE : Waterspider has been filming the LA protest scene and is currently searching for work. Her Twitter is @waterspider__ and her Cashapp is $TWaterspider. Desertborder is an LA-based researcher who really, really hates fascism. You can find him on Twitter @desertborder. His Cashapp is $fuckgarcetti. James Stout is a San Diego-based journalist. His cashapp is $Jamesstout.

    After four years of amping up his followers on racism and conspiracy theories, Donald Trump brought followers to the Washington, DC, Wednesday, January the 6th. They marched on the Capitol building as Congress was voting to ratify the results of the election Trump lost and pretended was stolen from him. Trump supporters ransacked the building, posing for photos and live-streaming themselves along the way.

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  • CITIZEN'S LIBERTY ORGANIZATION: ONE OF THE BOOGALOO MOVEMENT'S BIGGEST DISCORD CHATS

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      by HARVEY EISNER, MICHAEL BOORMAN, ABNER HÄUGE

    Last year the Boogaloo movement provided an ominous taste of one possible future for America. As it struggled to find its identity, new social communities formed online. One of them, Citizen’s Liberty Organization (CLO), contained over 2000 members–all dedicated in varying degrees to the idea of overthrowing the federal government. Today, LCRW can release material which until now had only been available to a few antifascist researchers: the entire database of their Discord server.

    Explore the leaks

    You can also download a zip of the .json files of the chat.

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  • In May of 2014 Dan Watson of Kanab, Utah posted a photograph on his personal Facebook page of a line of armed men silhouetted against a sunset. The man at the far right of the photo holds the leash of a dog – probably a German Shepherd. Overlaid on the photo are the words “There is no hunting like the hunting of man, and those who have hunted armed men long enough and liked it, never care for anything else thereafter.” A comment left by another Facebook user reads, “thank you bro for the service you give all of us.”

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  • EDITOR'S NOTE : James Stout is a San Diego-based journalist. You can donate to him on cash app at $jamesstout and venmo at @james-stout-5. Joey Scott is a San Diego-based photographer. You can contribute to his work at $jscottphotography on cashapp.

    There are plenty of reasons to visit San Diego: surf, sand, and the set of groundbreaking teen film-noir classic Veronica Mars. But it turns out the systemic bias and corruption in policing outlined in the series is not as far from the truth as one would hope, and perhaps that is what pulled about 100 neo-nazis, Groypers, fascists and putschists to San Diego last Saturday. Indeed at least one person who stormed the capitol on Wednesday was welcomed with literal open arms by SDPD just three days later.

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