Posted by: CS | August 14, 2011

UK Riots: Updated August 18, 2011

It’s a yob: Brian Gable, Globe and Mail

Not the last time London will burn New Internationalist Blog
London riots: Social meltdown Fulham interview U-Tube Vid
Riot-hit London boroughs among worst unemployment blackspots Guardian
How the Government handled the 1911 Llanelli riots Wales on Line
Libs plan to shame rioter, make them clean up their own mess Mirror
The long history of London’s riotous mob Vancouver Sun
London police read encrypted Blackberry messages of arrested rioters Guardian
Mom distraught after turning in daughter over U.K. riots TO Star
The Real Source of the British Riots U-Tube Vid.
Police water cannon and plastic bullets? The failure of the welfare state Peter Hitchens
“Left-wingers at last meet the filthy thing they have created, and which they ignored when it did not affect them personally.”
Cameron: ‘national service’ for 16-year-olds and human rights law reform Daily Mail
After the inferno Economist
…the backlash could extend beyond crime to include welfare and other social issues. “The left is imploring the public to consider the underlying causes of the riots. They should be careful what they wish for. Voters might conclude that the deep-seated causes are not poverty, discrimination and austerity—the riots took place in a country whose government currently spends half of its national income—but welfare dependency, broken homes and moral nihilism. …”
Cameron: Riot-hit UK must reverse `moral collapse’ AP
UK gangs thrive in August riots AP
Hackney Woman Says NO to London Rioters U-Tube Vid
London Riots and the Big Picture Gilad Atzmon
Riots and corruption: The fish rots from the head down Washington’s Blog
Tottenham is a government-created welfare ghetto Freedom Radio

Chuckie and Cam visit riot-hit Tottenham. Image Source

David Starkey On Newsnight (Whites Have Become Blacks) Newsnight
Historian attacked for noting that that many urban white youths have adopted black ganster culture
Trying to be honest in a rigid culture of unjustified certainty John Ward
The Run-up for the Riots in London Occidental Observer
Bill Bratton Accepts Job to Help Britain Control Gang Violence NBC
Britain, having deliberately recreated America’s racially divided society, imports an American to manage the resulting conflict.

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