Antifa

What is antifa short for?

Anti-fascists

Antifa is an abbreviation for anti-fascists, which is a group of people with beliefs that lean to the far liberal left. The term can also refer to people that are anti-sexist, anti-racist, anti-homophobia, and anti-capitalists.

The term is often used on Twitter and in news articles to describe the greater movement of people who hold these ideals. Antifa are commonly seen in protests, whether it be against capitalism on Wall Street or removing statues of Confederate soldiers.

Example

"I can't believe the MSM portrays the antifa as such a great movement."
The Antifa symbol

The Antifa symbol

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Last Updated: September 12, 2017

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