Riots in Britain
The London riots were a product of victimhood and entitlement, not Tory austerity.
Two years on, it is almost as if the London riots never really happened.
It wasn’t poverty that kicked off the 2011 riots; it was the years of intervention from a therapeutic state.
ESSAY: The state’s relentless undermining of parental authority has created a world in which no one knows how to control children or teens.
A trendy attempt to promote ‘positive images’ of young people after last year’s riots is the last thing they need.
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Last year's English riots weren't down to government cuts but to a vast culture of self-pity and entitlement among the young.
To discover the real cause of the August riots, the intrusive state could do with looking closer to home.
The lauding of his new single 'Ill Manors' shows even youth culture has been colonised by the chattering classes.
Those who have concluded that the August rioters were simply reacting to deprivation are deluding themselves.
The Guardian’s study of the August riots is pure advocacy research, designed to harness the power of riotous menace to chattering-class causes.