Another Update (September 4) : The always-outrageous IWCA stick the boot into the lumps.
Update : More blah: Why here, why now?, Tariq Ali, LRB blog, August 9, 2011 | An open letter to those who condemn looting (Part one) & An open letter to those who condemn looting (Part two), Socialism and/or barbarism, August 9 & 10, 2011 | London riots: the limits of Left and Right, Potlatch, August 10, 2011.
“The violence started over the shooting of Mark Duggan, 29, in Tottenham last Thursday but soon escalated into looting and attacks by anarchists and organised criminal gangs.” ~ Evening Standard, August 9, 2011
“When Thatcher said there was no such thing as society it wasn’t an empirical observation it was a statement of intent.” ~ revol68
See also : London Riots Map | London rioters: ‘Showing the rich we do what we want’, BBC, August 9, 2011 | Tottenham and Beyond: neoliberal riots and the possibility of politics, William Wall, Ice Moon, August 9, 2011 | North London Solfed’s response to the London riots, August 9, 2011 | The 1965 Watts Riot (Situationist International) | From Riot to Insurrection: Analysis for Anarchist Perspective Against Post Industrial Capitalism, Alfredo M. Bonanno | Menacingly rolling towards Ben Brown in my wheelchair…, December 14, 2010.
And The Rioting Act, Derek Turner, Alternative Right, August 10, 2011.
Chile student protests explode into violence, Jonathan Franklin, guardian.co.uk, August 5, 2011 (“Riot police clash with protesters calling for education reform as anger with Sebastiàn Piñera’s government boils over”).
„Das ist der Aufstand der Arbeiterklasse. Wir verteilen den Wohlstand um“, sagte der 28-jährige Bryan Phillips, der sich selbst als Anarchist bezeichnet.
Militant groups fuel the fires, Merv Bendle, The Australian, August 11, 2011. Choice line: “[Negri’s] objective is to achieve “true democracy” as exemplified by the UN and international non-governmental agencies such as Greenpeace…” LOL.