To be honest, the only feasible way forward for any of this is for progressive, socialist and otherwise left leaning folks is to start arming themselves. Not to kill and maim, but to show the chuds that the 2nd amendment swings both ways.
This. The optics are tricky though. Armed Karen squads and Berkeley emo comrades are problematic
Intimidation can be faced off with a show of solidarity. There’s nothing unethical about that at all ... and it’s massively effective. Diehard Trump militants are still an over-amplified minority. Fucking remind them!