- The Washington Times - Wednesday, November 15, 2017

A Dartmouth College professor who made national headlines over the summer for his defense of antifa now says half of all proceedings from his new book will be donated to cover protesters’ legal bills.

Mark Bray told NBC’s “Meet the Press” in August that a collection of left-wing activists known as antifa resort to violence as a form of “social revolutionary self defense” against right-wing counterparts and a hypothetical totalitarian future under their rule. Dartmouth officials distanced the institution from his conclusions, but that has not stopped him from defending antifa in a recent interview with the Chronicle of Higher Education. 

The educational watchdog Campus Reform first reported Tuesday that half of all proceeds from “Antifa: The Anti-Fascist Handbook” will be funneled into legal, medical and personal expenses of antifa activists.

“It’s a pan-left radical politics uniting communists, socialists, anarchists and various different radical leftists together for the shared purpose of combating the far right,” Mr. Bray explained during his “Meet the Press” appearance over the summer.

Dartmouth issued a statement Aug. 21 reiterating that, as an institution, it condemns “anything but civil discourse in the exchange of opinions and ideas.”

Campus Reform noted that 17 professors subsequently sent a letter to the university’s president asking him to retract the statement.

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