Category: riots

Guilty until proven innocent

This, today, is happening in England: […] Dane’s solicitor Kerry Morgan has criticised the judicial system for pursuing instant justice so much it resulted in an innocent man being locked up. As well as leading to the following, where this…

On maintaining order

It’s interesting how this is panning out.  Whilst at the time of Clive Goodman’s original prosecution, it seemed imperative – for the integrity of the established order – to maintain the idea that these were isolated events and examples of…

How the super-rich game the system and rot it from within

This short .pdf file should be required reading across the nation (background here).  It’s called “Unelected Oligarchy: Corporate and Financial Dominance in Britain’s Democracy”.  And it has something to do with what’s happened here in England recently. Here’s a Wikipedia definition…

On not herding readers back into the "creed"

mulberrybush makes an excellent couple of points in an exchange of tweets we had yesterday evening.  The first as follows: @politicsworld @eiohel with the riots, papers are back to trying to herd readers into the “creed”. Need to get beyond…