Monthly Archives: August 2011

Riots: we need to understand the causes to find the right solutions

Two weeks after a wave of riots shocked the nation a debate is raging about what caused them and what we do about them. Thousands of people have been arrested and the courts are handing down tough prison sentences. They … Continue reading

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Brixton recovers after night of disorder

Brixton is quickly returning to normal after last night’s disgraceful looting and disorder. Let’s be clear about one thing first: this was no re-run of 1981. What we saw last night was a mob of mainly young people taking advantage … Continue reading

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