Over 1.3 Million View Payday’s Video of Yinzers Running Nazis Out of Pittsburgh

Richard Spencer deputy Greg Conte being run out of an anti-war rally in Pittsburgh.

Our video of yinzers chasing Richard Spencer’s long-time nazi deputy Greg Conte has received more than 1.3 million views on twitter. 

We’ve received notes of solidarity in languages from people all over the world. Indeed, white nationalists, who opposed the invasion of Iran, are attempting to co-opt the anti-war movement; labeling it as a zionist project of secret Jewish elite. 

Pittsburgh City Paper’s Ryan Deto followed up on Payday’s work identifying Conte and speculating about what his presence in Pittsburgh may mean for white nationalists. (You can read more here). 

We’ve created a deep conversation here in Western Pennsylvania about the rise of neo-nazis here locally. 

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About the Author

Mike Elk
Mike Elk is an Emmy-nominated labor reporter, who covered everything from the Brazilian labor movement to major league baseball and spent years covering union organizing in the South for The Guardian. In 2015, he used his NLRB settlement from being fired illegally for union organizing at Politico to start the crowd-funded Payday Report. He lives in his hometown of Pittsburgh and speaks Portuguese which he learned in journalism school in Rio de Janerio. Email: [email protected]

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