#IsolateTheHate

The Rebel Media's involvement with the Charlottesville white supremacist rally is appalling. It's time for Albertan politicians to stand up and denounce them

The disgusting #UniteTheRight white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia -- which culminated in the murder of Heather Heyer by car attack by an extreme-right white supremacist -- has left us asking what we can do here, from Alberta, to fight the spread of hate.

You don't have to be in Virginia to take action against the network of the extreme right. These groups exist as part of an ecosystem of hate that is spread across Europe and North America.

They include far-right politicians and the extremist media outlets like Breitbart, The Daily Stormer, InfoWars, and The Rebel who support them.

Jason Kessler was the organizer of the Charlottesville rally and The Rebel Media paid him for content in June.

Faith Goldy, Rebel Media correspondent, was at the rally recording material for her Rebel program, and was on stream moaning about the violence of "the intolerant left" just before murderer James Fields attacked demonstrators with his car. (Warning: this link takes you to Goldy's graphic video of the attack.)

Frequent Rebel Media contributor Gavin McInnes is Jason Kessler's headline guest at his next rally in Boston.

There's no question that The Rebel Media is complicit in what happened in Charlottesville this weekend. But politicians in Alberta continue to happily collaborate with them.

The legitimacy that those politicians lend to The Rebel, the Rebel lends to the far-right.

You can act right now to dismantle the system that enabled the disgusting events in Charlottesville. The Rebel is right here and you can push them hard right now.

Demand that MLAs in Alberta REFUSE to deal with The Rebel Media EVER by helping us pressure them online.

We'll keep a tally here of which MLAs have publically committed to boycott The Rebel Media.

We're starting on Twitter. Pick some MLAs below and click to Tweet demanding they denounce and distance themselves from Ezra Levant's Rebel Media. Share this page with your friends and family so we can all press together. And if you get a response, tell us at jim@progressalberta.ca or by reaching out to us on social media so we can update this list.

If you don't use Twitter, get on our mailing list and we'll reach out when it's time to start with emails and phone calls.

We can't run the Nazis out of Virginia. But we can run The Rebel out of Alberta. So let's get to work bicepsmoji.png

Pick a few MLAs who haven't responded yet and Tweet to reach out to them. We'll update this list as responses come in:

David Swann Calgary-Mountain View Alberta Liberals @davidswann No response yet. Click here to Tweet
David Khan Alberta Liberal Leader Alberta Liberals @Dave_Khan Response: "EzraLevant 's @TheRebelTV isn’t a reputable media outlet-isn’t a media outlet at all- & I would never treat them as such. I denounce them."
Greg Clark Calgary-Elbow Alberta Party @GregClark4AB Response: "The @AlbertaParty absolutely denounces hate and racism in all forms, along with any "news" outlets that promote it."
Shaye Anderson Leduc-Beaumont NDP @sandersonNDP Response: YES "100%. I have in the past and will continue to do so."
Erin Babcock Stony Plain NDP @msebabs No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Deron Bilous Edmonton-Beverly-Clareview NDP @deronbilous Response: "I unequivocally denounce the racism and hatred in #Charlottesville. Anyone who feels the same should denounce The Rebel. Period."
Oneil Carlier Whitecourt-Ste. Anne NDP @oneilcarlier Response: "I condemn those who fan racism's flames like Rebel Media." 
Jon Carson Edmonton-Meadowlark NDP @JonCMLA Response: "There is no room for hate and/or intolerance within our society. I do not support this organization and never will."
Joe Ceci Calgary-Fort NDP @joececiyyc Response: "Those who fan racism's flames, like the Rebel, have no place in our society."
Michael Connolly Calgary-Hawkwood NDP @NDPMikeC No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Craig Coolahan Calgary-Klein NDP @CraigCoolahan No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Estefania Cortes-Vargas Strathcona-Sherwood Park NDP @ECortes_Vargas No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Lorne Dach Edmonton-McClung NDP @LorneDach No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Thomas Dang Edmonton-South West NDP @ThomasDangAB Response: YES "Rebel media accused me of being racist after my anti-racism statement in #ableg these are the people condoning Charlottetown. Despicable."
Deborah Drever Calgary-Bow NDP @yycbow No response yet. Click here to Tweet
David Eggen Edmonton-Calder NDP @davideggenAB No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Richard Feehan Edmonton-Rutherford NDP @FeehanRichard No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Maria Fitzpatrick Lethbridge-East NDP @MFitzpatrickNDP Response: "I unequivocally #DenounceTheRebel."
Kathleen Ganley Calgary-Buffalo NDP @KathleenGanley No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Nicole Goehring Edmonton-Castle Downs NDP @nicolegoehring No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Christina Gray Edmonton-Mill Woods NDP @ChristinaNDP No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Bruce Hinkley Wetaskiwin-Camrose NDP @BruceHinkleyNDP No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Sarah Hoffman Edmonton-Glenora NDP @shoffmanAB No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Trevor Horne Spruce Grove-St. Albert NDP @Trevor_Horne No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Debbie Jabbour Peace River NDP @DebJabbour No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Sandra Jansen Calgary-North West NDP @SANDRAYYCNW Response: YES, "Been denouncing them for years! They represent the worst of political dialogue, hate filled & fear mongering."
Anam Kazim Calgary-Glenmore NDP @anamkazimMLA No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Jamie Kleinsteuber Calgary-Northern Hills NDP @jamieKmla No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Danielle Larivee Lesser Slave Lake NDP @DanielleLarivee No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Jessica Littlewood Fort Saskatchewan-Vegreville NDP @JLittlewoodNDP No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Rod Loyola Edmonton-Ellerslie NDP @rod_loyola No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Robyn Luff Calgary-East NDP @rluff No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Brian Malkinson Calgary-Currie NDP @BrianMalkinson No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Brian Mason Edmonton-Highlands-Norwood NDP @bmasonNDP Response: Not just a Tweet -- Mason held a press conference to denounce Rebel on August 17.
Margaret McCuaig-Boyd Dunvegan-Central Peace-Notley NDP @MargMcCuaigBoyd No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Annie McKitrick Sherwood Park NDP @mckitrick_annie Response: "The Rebel is creating #hatred #discord #untruth and I have denounced their brand."
Stephanie McLean Calgary-Varsity NDP @NDPStephanie Response: "Definitely. I've been boycotting and denouncing them for years!"
Karen McPherson Calgary-Mackay-Nose Hill NDP @NDPKaren No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Barb Miller Red Deer-South NDP @BarbMillerMLA No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Ricardo Miranda Calgary-Cross NDP @_RicardoYYC No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Chris Nielsen Edmonton-Decore NDP @ChrisNielsenNDP No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Rachel Notley Edmonton-Strathcona NDP @RachelNotley No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Brandy Payne Calgary-Acadia NDP @bpaynemla No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Shannon Phillips Lethbridge-West NDP @SPhillipsAB Response: YES "White supremacist murder and terror in US and Rebel media helps promote the hate."
Colin Piquette Athabasca-Sturgeon-Redwater NDP @colinpiquette No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Marie Renaud St. Albert NDP @MarieFrRenaud Response: "I totally & completely denounce and reject Rebel. I abhor the hate they choose to spread."
Eric Rosendahl West Yellowhead NDP @MLA_Rosendahl No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Irfan Sabir Calgary-McCall NDP @IrfanSabirMLA No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Marlin Schmidt Edmonton-Gold Bar NDP @MarlinSchmidtAB No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Kim Schreiner Red Deer-North NDP @K_SchreinerMLA No response yet. Click here to Tweet
David Shepherd Edmonton-Centre NDP @DShepYEG Response: YES he denounces & boycotts and asks you to watch his statement in the Legislature on this matter
Lori Sigurdson Edmonton-Riverview NDP @LoriSigurdson No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Graham Sucha Calgary-Shaw NDP @grahamsucha No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Heather Sweet Edmonton-Manning NDP @heathersweetNDP No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Bob Turner Edmonton-Whitemud NDP @DoctorCanBob No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Bob Wanner Medicine Hat NDP @bobwanner No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Cam Westhead Banff-Cochrane NDP @Cam4NDP Response: "I 100% unequivocally denounce and boycott"
Denise Woollard Edmonton-Mill Creek NDP @denisewoollard No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Richard Starke Vermilion-Lloydminister Progressive Conservative @RichardStarke No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Leela Aheer Chestermere-Rocky View UCP @WildroseLeela No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Wayne Anderson Highwood UCP @WildroseWayne No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Drew Barnes Cypress-Medicine Hat UCP @DrewBarnesMLA No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Nathan Cooper Olds-Didsbury-Three Hills UCP @NathanCooperAB No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Scott Cyr Bonnyville-Cold Lake UCP @scottjcyr No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Wayne Drysdale Grande Prairie-Wapiti UCP @MLA_W_Drysdale No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Mike Ellis Calgary-West UCP @MikeEllisMLA No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Derek Fildebrandt Strathmore-Brooks UCP @Dfildebrandt No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Rick Fraser Calgary-South East UCP @RickFraserYYC No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Prab Gill Calgary-Greenway UCP @PrabbGill No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Richard Gotfried Calgary-Fish Creek UCP @GotfriedMLA No response yet. Click here to Tweet
David Hanson Lac La Biche-St.Paul-Two Hills UCP @dhansonwrp No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Grant Hunter Cardston-Taber-Warner UCP @GrantHunterWRP No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Brian Jean Fort McMurray-Conklin UCP @BrianJeanWRP Response: "Recent events have me concerned with the commentary and editorial direction coming from Rebel Media... unless their direction changes in a significant way, I will not [appear on the Rebel] in the future."
Todd Loewen Grande Prairie-Smoky UCP @dtloewen No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Don MacIntyre Innisfail-Sylvan Lake UCP @Don_MacIntyre No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Ric McIver Calgary-Hays UCP @RicMcIver No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Jason Nixon Rimbey-Rocky Mountain House-Sundre UCP @JasonNixonAB No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Ronald Orr Lacombe-Ponoka UCP @RonOrrMLA No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Prasad Panda Calgary-Foothills UCP @MLA_Panda No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Angela Pitt Airdrie UCP @AngelaPittMLA No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Dave Rodney Calgary-Lougheed UCP @DaveRodneyMLA No response yet. Click here to Tweet
David Schneider Little Bow UCP @DschneiderDave No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Mark Smith Drayton Valley-Devon UCP @mwsmithAB No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Pat Stier Livingstone-Macleod UCP @PatStier_WR No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Rick Strankman Drumheller-Stettler UCP @RickStrankman No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Wes Taylor Battle River-Wainwright UCP @WesTaylorWRP No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Glenn van Dijken Barrhead-Morinville-Westlook UCP @GlennVanDijken No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Tany Yao Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo UCP @TanyYao No response yet. Click here to Tweet
Jason Kenney UCP Leadership Candidate UCP @jkenney

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