Dougald Hine on the UK riots

At New Public Thinking, my friend Dougald writes with great insight about the UK riots. For example,

The genuinely radical response to something like #riotcleanup is not to knock it down, but to broaden out the story, to take it deeper. Rather than abuse people for their desire to take positive action and to make things better, how about actually engaging with them — finding ways to help them make sense of why this happened, and of what else we could do together to face the realities which have been revealed this week?

The rest of the article is available here. You can also listen to Clapham citizens speaking intelligently about the reasons Brighton youth are rioting here at YouTube.

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