(19) England & France…

Prise de la BastileBetter quality, less reactionary consideration of recent riots in England is starting to emerge.  The first item from The Guardian makes a reasonable connection to prolonged French suburban rioting six years ago, examining the motives of actors in the street.  The second, older item from The Economist, …well, see for yourself.
Striking parallels between UK riots and France 2005 unrest
Rebranding la banlieue: an attempt to brush up the image of Parisian suburbs