Riot of a Time (via Bad Conscience)

Very quick thoughts on the recent riots. 1. Clearly it is true that poverty, alienation, deepdisgruntlement with the police and lack of opportunity are important background facts that any serious attempt at understanding will have to take into account. 2. But these alone cannot explain what was clearly, in many cases, opportunistic theft and glee in destruction. 3. So where do we go from there? 4. I take these to be true and important components … Read More

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