NYC Terrorist Attack, Paul Manafort, and Philadelphia's Black Bloc
On this episode of 'The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast,' we discuss new details on the attack that left eight dead, Manafort's fake passports, and meet members of the Antifa movement.
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"We do want Nazis to be afraid to organize in public," a member of Philadelphia's anti-fascist Black Bloc told VICE in a new documentary. In The Black Bloc: Inside America's Hard Left, VICE sat down with members of America's growing Antifa movement to find out more about its ideology, tactics, and fight against fascism and white supremacy.
On Tuesday, New York City authorities responded to a truck attack that killed eight people and wounded several more, which city officials have called a "cowardly act of terror." We look into the emerging details surrounding the attack, including suspect Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov's planning and possible motive.
Then, we look into new details coming out of the Russia probe after Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, was indicted and placed on house arrest on 12 counts of conspiracy against the United States. US prosecutors now believe Manafort could be a flight risk after discovering he owns three different passports, and the Ukrainian prime minister is now offering unsolicited help to bring him down.