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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Mike Elk
Mike Elk is an Emmy-nominated labor reporter and alumni of the Guardian. A native of Pittsburgh, Elk grew up in a UE union family. Elk was the only American reporter in the room with Lula on the morning of the election & traveled with him to the Oval Office. Credited by the Washington Post for being the first reporter to track the strike wave systematically, Elk started Payday Report using his NLRB settlement from being illegally fired for union organizing in 2015. He lives in his hometown of Pittsburgh and attended journalism school at PUC-Rio de Janeiro. He speaks both Portuguese and Pittsburgh fluently. His email is [email protected]

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