Category Archives: UK Riots

Is Britain Really Broken?

It has been curious to see the international reaction to last weeks riots, some of which has pursued recognisable established agendas, related to post colonialism, others the domestic agendas of particular nations. Overall however there has been quite a bit of … Continue reading

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The UK Riots: Retribution or Understanding?

I recently posted a random quote on this blog from Martin Luther King.  “A riot is at bottom the language of the unheard.” Before I posted it I had echoes in my head, of a lot of the rhetoric around … Continue reading

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Church of Scientology using riot aftermath to recruit members.

Felt I needed to link this into my blog,  Church of Scientology using riot aftermath to recruit members | Political Scrapbook. The CO$ really do take the biscuit. They did the same thing in Hati, and Travolta even flew them … Continue reading

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Concerned Citizens Defending their Communities, or Vigilantes?

It seems to me that there is a distinction to be made between members of communities defending their communities, and Vigilantes. I can only think of this in terms of how I would go about defending my home and my community. … Continue reading

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Rewarding Courage in the Midst of the Riot.

Difficult times are complicated because for all the anger and disgust good people feel about the stupid and unacceptable behaviour of some, and desperate tragedy and loss: there are also stories of courage, vigour,  and outright Heroism. Too often these … Continue reading

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