staging sit-ins and saying Rice was partially responsible for the war in Iraq, Ore. there had already been signs of trouble in the hipster paradise Following the election in November several days of anti-Trump protests eventually turned into what police deemed a riot as baseball bat-wielding protestors broke windows and refused to disperse About two dozen people were arrested Among those on the streets were far-left antifascist and anarchist activists who have been showing up in cities like Berkeley Seattle and Washington DC often in clashes with alt-right extremists And they were back in action in Portland again this month after a tragic incident on a commuter train became a flash point in the national conversation about America’s civility drain Two men died while sticking up for two young women one of whom was wearing a hijab after a knife-wielding man starting yelling anti-Muslim slurs at them In his arraignment the suspect in the stabbings cast himself as a champion of “free speech” As tensions flared Wheeler asked right-wing organizers to cancel an upcoming “free speech” rally and asked the federal government to revoke a permit for the event but both parties declined Thousands of ralliers and counter-protesters showed up More than a dozen were arrested this time Uncompromising groups on either end of the spectrum have been casting one another as the unreasonable villain in these blowups While those on the right say leftist groups are attacking free speech by using chaos and vandalism to “shut down” conservative viewpoints those on the left say that right-wingers are using the First Amendment as cover for spewing hateful ideologies TIME spoke to Wheeler about what he has been seeing in his town of 639000 in the Pacific Northwest and how the Democrat sees these incidents fitting in to tensions that are being felt across the country (The following has been edited for brevity and clarity) TIME: How would you sum up whats been going on in Portland Ted Wheeler: Portland has a long history of protest and counter-protest People in Portland are politically very engaged and the expression of political ideas is nothing new to this community Obviously since the election of Donald Trump weve seen more intensity both in terms of increased protests from the far right and protests from the far left What does this say about the broader national climate Number one the election of Donald Trump was an unwelcome surprise to people on the left particularly the far left In terms of the far right the rhetoric coming out of the White House has certainly emboldened alt-right viewpoints And because Portland is a very progressive community its a target for alt-right protests That being said people have come and expressed their points of view on all sides And for the most part the protests have been peaceful with minimal injuries arrests or vandalism Another way it fits into the bigger picture is I have long believed that we need to change our political discourse in this country Its become very personal its become more polarized The left and the right are moving farther apart We have a missing middle in our political discourse When protests have led to damage or violence or arrests why has that happened Thats probably more of a tactical question My job is to make sure that as people express their First Amendment rights the public safety is maintained Prior to my taking office in January there was a situation in November where there was a considerable amount of vandalism and violence So upon taking office I made it very clear we would support the right to peaceful protests but we also set clear expectations: no violence no vandalism no occupying bridges no entering onto freeways What role are antifascist and anarchist groups playing It fits into the larger polarization of political viewpoints in America The antifascist movement and the alt-right movement are both relatively small movements compared to the population as a whole but increasingly its the far right and the far left clashing on the streets of American cities Whats missing in the conversation is people in the center calling for a calm and rational discourse The country is definitely dividing and thats very concerning to me And as a mayor it increases the challenges around keeping people separated and maintaining the peace Some antifascist groups have been justifying tactics like property damage saying the real violence is racist sexist speech What is your take on that line of thinking First of all Ill draw a clear line Vandalism or violence are against the law and we do not tolerate either And we will enforces the laws That is completely separate from exercising ones First Amendment rights to free speech First Amendment rights as with all rights come with implied responsibilities We support the rights of people to come and express different points of view And to some degree I think that should be encouraged that people should express different points of view and we should listen to what other people are saying and be exposed to different ideas than those that we hold ourselves Thats a uniquely American value But people also have to exercise those rights responsibly and when you cross the line into violence or vandalism thats no longer in my view an expression of First Amendment rights Thats a violation of the law Many on the left have claimed that people on the right especially the alt right are using the words "free speech" as a cover for spreading hateful ideologies What is your take on that Hateful ideology as reprehensible as it is is protected by the First Amendment That being said theres a responsibility implied in exercising the First Amendment We have seen plainly that hateful and bigoted speech can lead to violence And therefore I do hold people responsible for what they say and people should be held accountable for how the exercising of their First Amendment rights and their expression of their points of view can be directly linked to violence Why did you call for the rally to be canceled after the incident on the train [In the commuter train incident the alleged perpetrator] was using what I would personally describe as hate speech It was certainly hateful and it was certainly bigoted speech And [three men] stood up to protect these young women and two of them paid with their lives and a third was seriously injured Less than a week later the alt right wanted to have a protest in the city of Portland . not its tail. 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