"Antifa is not a recipe for changing all of society," Bray tells the Truthdig columnist in a recent episode of "On Contact."
In his article “The Cancer in Occupy” posted on Truthdig in February, Chris Hedges criticized Black Bloc activists, saying their use of violence in the streets would alienate the Occupy movement from mainstream Americans and legitimize the use of police violence in the eyes of the public Black Bloc supporter Brian Traven debated him in New York City last weekcom/report/item/the_cancer_of_occupy_20120206/" title="The Cancer in Occupy">The Cancer in Occupy” posted on Truthdig in February, Chris Hedges criticized Black Bloc activists Last week, Black Bloc supporter Brian Traven debated him in New York City.
Truthdig’s Chris Hedges and Kevin Zeese of Occupy DC spoke in Washington in early April to call on Occupiers everywhere to grow the movement through the use of nonviolent tactics.
With his column “The Cancer in Occupy,” published earlier this week at Truthdig, Chris Hedges angered many on the radical left with his harsh criticism of the Black Bloc anarchists. Truthout’s J.A. Myerson, an activist and journalist involved in OWS since the occupation’s earliest days, got hold of Hedges by phone to press the issue.