(19) England & France…

Prise de la BastileBetter quality, less reactionary consideration of recent riots in England is starting to emerge.  The first item for this posting is from The Guardian and it makes a reasonable connection to prolonged suburban rioting in France’s suburbs six years ago, examining the motives of actors in the street.  The second, an older item from The Economist, …well, reading is believing.

Striking parallels between UK riots and France 2005 unrest

Rebranding la banlieue: an attempt to brush up the image of Parisian suburbs