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Riots!

For some reason, my older posts on rioting are now immensely popular. So here’s an overview:

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Picture taken during the G20 protests in London in 2009

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Banksy's flower riot

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I’m not in the mood for serious analyses, but I do want to warn against simplistic explanations involving the words “poverty” and “multicultural”. (See also here). Those types of punditry are usually way off the mark.

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2 thoughts on “Riots!

  1. Pingback: The Riots: Is it Poverty or Greed? | The Social Spectator

  2. Pingback: UK Riots In Pictures. « The Von Pip Express

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