Despite the Trump Administration’s support of fossil fuels and projects, such as the Keystone XL Pipeline, Leftist groups are not only conducting sabotage to stop the dissemination of oil, gas and other fossil fuels but are also encouraging their rank and file to conduct violence.
In a column for The Washington Examiner, investigative reporter Kevin Mooney profiles a new anarchist group named It’s Going Down. The group utilizes a similar activism network arrangement that Earth and Animal Liberation Fronts use where activist cells work independent of each other.
Despite their disclaimer of not condoning illegal, violent, and unlawful behavior or actions, or acts of intimidation against individuals or groups, It’s Going Down just happens to report about activist actions that not only include EarthFirst! campaigners shutting down the offices of a pipeline company in upstate New York but also activiosts trespassing on the property of an official with the Virginia Water Control Board in order to hang a banner with threatening, violent statements on his house.
It’s Going Down has multiple YouTube videos in which many make the case for violence.
Below is one of many videos at It’s Going Down’s YouTube channel that makes a philosophical case for Direct Action in which it encompasses lots of violent imagery meaning that their support of violence is implicit and not explicit.