UK August Riots Newswire Archive
21-08-2011 07:54on the riots
21-08-2011 06:12here are some thoughts i wrote about the london riots and wider world dynamics.
20-08-2011 20:16In this article, Takis sees the tremendous explosion of anger by the British underclass as part of similar recent explosions in France and Greece of the main victims of neoliberal globalisation and particularly those who have not yet been integrated into it.
20-08-2011 14:10Riot analysis c/o North London punks.
20-08-2011 13:26Three follow-up comments on the London riots, drawn in part from astute comments from friends and strangers.
20-08-2011 06:41In the aftermath of the riots that swept London and other cities in England last week, the Conservative/Liberal government is actively planning the imposition of curfew powers covering wide geographical areas.
After six: straight talking and investigative reports with Martin Summers and Marina Morris
Why had he just arrested a man? The best answer he could give ” he was whipping up the crowd “… his colleague added he was ‘ swearing’. In fact the gentleman in question had indeed used that dreadful and clearly very naughty F word and pointed out that capitalism was not a very good economic system. He also advised the police they had ‘ transferable skills’ and should get out while they can. It would appear he had a point as it all went down well, but did not amount to ‘whipping up the crowd’
18-08-2011 21:35The recent cacophony of events have explicitly revealed the shortcomings in the multi-faceted beast that is our 'United' Kingdom. Let us use this opportunity to change it for the better.
18-08-2011 06:35I keep hearing comparisons between the London riots and riots in other European cities—window smashing in Athens or car bonfires in Paris. And there are parallels, to be sure: a spark set by police violence, a generation that feels forgotten.
18-08-2011 06:22The state clampdown against working class youth in Britain continues unabated. On Tuesday, crown court judges in England handed down long jail sentences to two young men for posting comments on Facebook.
18-08-2011 06:20The events of the last 12 days are a warning to the working class in Britain and internationally. The state repression and right-wing hysteria unleashed in response to youth rioting in London and other cities reveal the preparations of the ruling class for police-state forms of rule.
15-08-2011 18:49Nick Clegg ARSONIST - make this go viral ASAP
15-08-2011 18:03Sparkasse Bank smashed in Berlin.