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Tag: london riots
  • David Cameron Looks to Curb Twitter to Stem off Future Unrest

    It doesn’t take a tech genius to know that sites like Facebook and Twitter have revolutionized the way the world interacts. Information can now spread faster than at any time before it, and large gatherings can spring up out of nowhere within hours of it reaching these widely used sites. Unfortunately, that has become a …

  • Why the Youth of London Are Rioting

    This Guardian headline begins to answer the question: Looting fuelled by social exclusion:  Young looters from poor estates have nothing to lose and no reason to obey social norms, say experts. My initial reaction to the riots is a simpler version of the same answer:  Food and money. People with reasonable amounts of food and …

  • British Police Calling for People to Report Anarchists to the Police

    As rioting continues throughout London this week, in response to a supposedly unprovoked shooting by a cop in the Tottenham area of the city, local police are struggling to control the violence. One of their methods for controlling the violence:  ask citizens to report any anarchists they may come across in their neighborhoods. In a …