Riots: Some antidotes to reaction

Feral Capitalism Hits the Streets, by David Harvey
http://davidharvey.org/2011/08/feral-capitalism-hits-the-streets/

London Burning, What’s Next, By Michael Albert
http://www.zcommunications.org/london-burning-whats-next-by-michael-albert

Linking the riots to the media scandal
http://universityforstrategico​ ptimism.wordpress.com/2011/08/​12/linking-the-riots-to-the-me​ dia-scandal/

Tottenham: Neoliberal Riots and the Possibility of Politics
http://www.criticallegalthinking.com/?p=4151

There is a Context to London’s Riots which Cannot be Ignored, by Nina Power:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2011/aug/08/context-london-riots

London Calling: A Haunting Glimpse into our Future?, By Jérôme E. Roos
http://www.zcommunications.org/london-calling-a-haunting-glimpse-into-our-future-by-j-r-me-e-roos

Things Fall Apart, By William Bowles
http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article28805.htm

#riotcleanup or #riotwhitewash?
http://universityforstrategicoptimism.wordpress.com/2011/08/10/riotcleanup-or-riotwhitewash/

Deptford United – You’re Invited, Opportunity Knocks Us, and From Stockholm Syndrome to Self-Representation, Ewa Jasiewicz
http://www.peoplesassemblies.org/2011/08/peoples-assembly-in-deptford-march-wed-10th/

Darcus Howe and Richard Seymour on Democracy Now,
http://www.democracynow.org/

Statement by Arts Against the Cut
http://artsagainstcuts.wordpress.com/

London Riot Pt 2, Arts Against the Cuts:
http://artsagainstcuts.wordpress.com/2011/08/09/london-riot-pt-2/

An open letter to those who condemn looting (Part one):
http://socialismandorbarbarism.blogspot.com/2011/08/open-letter-to-those-who-condemn.html

An open letter to those who condemn looting (Part two):
http://socialismandorbarbarism.blogspot.com/2011/08/open-letter-to-those-who-condemn_10.html

Violence at the Edge: Tottenham, Athens, Paris:
http://www.criticallegalthinking.com/?p=4142

A time of riot: England and the world, Paul Rogers
http://www.opendemocracy.net/paul-rogers/time-of-riot-england-and-world?utm_source=feedblitz&utm_medium=FeedBlitzEmail&utm_content=201210&utm_campaign=Nightly_2011-08-11%2005:30

Riots: The left must respond, by James O’Nions :
http://www.redpepper.org.uk/riots-the-left-must-respond/

“Recreational looting” in perspective:
http://memex.naughtons.org/archives/2011/08/09/14135

The Riots: A grim mirror image of neoliberal Britain, by Tom Fox:
http://www.redpepper.org.uk/the-riots-a-grim-mirror-image-of-neoliberal-britain/

Criminality and Rewards – Max von Sudo:
http://libcom.org/library/criminality-rewards-max-von-sudo

Britain and its Rabble:
http://aspleasesme.blogspot.com/2011/08/britain-and-its-rabble.html

‘Panic on the Streets of London’, blogpost by Laurie Penny:
http://pennyred.blogspot.com/2011/08/panic-on-streets-of-london.html

From Self-Mutilation to Self-Organisation
http://nomadicutopianism.wordpress.com/2011/08/09/158/

North London Solidarity Federation’s Response to the London Riots
http://solfed.org.uk/?q=north-london-solfeds-response-to-the-london-riots

The London Riots: On Consumerism Coming Home to Roost, by Zygmunt
Bauman
http://tinyurl.com/3b4y9g9

‘AA+ for the Rioters?’ blogpost by The Free Association:
http://freelyassociating.org/2011/08/aa-for-the-rioters/

These Riots are the Fruits of Austerity
http://www.zcommunications.org/these-riots-are-the-fruits-of-austerity-by-emma-gallwey

The riots: Marcus Dowe vs Mr Jones
http://www.newleftproject.org/index.php/site/blog_comments/the_riots_marcus_dowe_vs_mr_jones

The other side of ‘we’re all in it together’
http://orangoquango.wordpress.com/2011/08/10/the-other-side-of-%E2%80%98we%E2%80%99re-all-in-it-together%E2%80%99/

Riot Thoughts
http://willwiles.blogspot.com/2011/08/riot-thoughts.html

A FITWatchers view of the riots:
http://www.fitwatch.org.uk/2011/08/10/a-fitwatchers-view-of-the-riots/

These riots reflect a society run on greed and looting, Seamus Milne, http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2011/aug/10/riots-reflect-society-run-greed-looting/print

These riots reveal some unpalatable home truths
http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2011/aug/12/riots-home-truths-culture-fear-greed

‘A Message to a Country on Fire’, statements by London Anti-Cuts Space:
http://anticutsspace.wordpress.com/2011/08/09/a-message-to-a-country-on-fire/

‘Five Quick Points on The Riots’, by Kenan Malik:
http://kenanmalik.wordpress.com/2011/08/09/five-quick-points-about-the-riots/

‘Don’t Moralise, Don’t Judge, Don’t Take Pictures – It’s Time for the
Riots to get radical, Daniel Harvey:
http://thecommune.co.uk/2011/08/09/don%E2%80%99t-moralise-don%E2%80%99t-judge-don%E2%80%99t-take-pictures-%E2%80%93-it%E2%80%99s-time-for-the-riot-to-get-radical/

Darcus Howe on the BBC: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=biJgILxGK0o

Interesting interview from the London Streets:

Interview with Tottenham local the morning of Sunday 7th August:

“Truly extraordinary speech by Fearless and Brave Lady to Hackney London
rioters:”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6SHKhvVjLIc&feature=youtu.be

Badiou article about the ‘Banlieue riots’ in France (2005). Worth a read
now:
http://infinitethought.cinestatic.com/index.php/site/index/badious_lorganisation_politique_on_the_french_situation/

This from Paul Mason in Feb – Twenty reasons why it’s kicking off everywhere
http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/newsnight/paulmason/2011/02/twenty_reasons_why_its_kicking.html

Moral Economy of the Crowd
http://territorialmasquerades.net/?p=458

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