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Tracking sensemaking efforts on the London riots as opposed to law-and-order calls
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No easy answers (but history provides a few clues)

No easy answers (but history provides a few clues) | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it

Last night on the BBC political correspondent, Nick Robinson described UK Prime Minister, David Cameron as a ‘political historian’. Who would have thought it

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London riots: Lidl water thief jailed for six months - Telegraph

London riots: Lidl water thief jailed for six months - Telegraph | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
A college student with no criminal record was jailed for six months on
Thursday for stealing a £3.50 case of bottled water during a night of
rioting.
 
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British Urbanists On The London Riots

British Urbanists On The London Riots | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
The British publication The Architects Journal asked some of the most prominent architectural thinkers for their comments on why Britain was burning.
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LONDON RIOTS: The well-heeled join the downtrodden in looting spree - Daily Mail

LONDON RIOTS: The well-heeled join the downtrodden in looting spree - Daily Mail | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
Brisbane Times (blog)LONDON RIOTS: The well-heeled join the downtrodden in looting spreeDaily MailThe first appearances in court of people arrested over five nights of rioting that began on Saturday indicate that a broader cross-section of society...
 
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London riots: social media helped gangs orchestrate the looting, says MP

London riots: social media helped gangs orchestrate the looting, says MP | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
Karen Buck claims there is 'deep denial' of spread of gang culture in city and calls for inquiry into role of social media (London riots: social media helped gangs orchestrate the looting, says MP: Karen Buck claims...)...
 
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London Riots: Police Shut Down Social Media as Free Speech Comes Under Fire | SiliconANGLE

London Riots: Police Shut Down Social Media as Free Speech Comes Under Fire | SiliconANGLE | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
RT @casuist: London Riots: Police Shut Down Social Media as Free Speech Comes Under Fire http://t.co/1vaerD6...
 
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The Great Splintering - Umair Haque - Harvard Business Review

The Great Splintering - Umair Haque - Harvard Business Review | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it

A view on how the deeper cause is the tearing op of the social contract - (ie. some kinds of violence are more punishable than others)

 
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London riots [The Big Picture]

Two nights of rioting in London's Tottenham neighborhood erupted following protests over the shooting death by police of a local man, Mark Duggan. Police were arresting him when the shooting occurred.
 
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London Riots Facial Recognition Vigilantes Abandon Their Project - Forbes (blog)

London Riots Facial Recognition Vigilantes Abandon Their Project - Forbes (blog) | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
Kansas City StarLondon Riots Facial Recognition Vigilantes Abandon Their ProjectForbes (blog)After a group of digilantes formed a Google Group this week dedicated to applying facial recognition technology to photos from the London riots to identify...
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London Riots Cause Police to Look into Developing Social Media Restraints - International Business Times

London Riots Cause Police to Look into Developing Social Media Restraints - International Business Times | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
Globe and MailLondon Riots Cause Police to Look into Developing Social Media RestraintsInternational Business TimesBritish Prime Minister David Cameron is working with London police, intelligence services and industry officials to see if they can...
 
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John Campbell: Africa in Transition » Blog Archive » Guest Post:What the London Riots Have To Do with Africa

John Campbell: Africa in Transition » Blog Archive » Guest Post:What the London Riots Have To Do with Africa | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
Campbell tracks political and security developments in today's Africa.
 
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London, Riots & Social Media: This Week in Online Tyranny

London, Riots & Social Media: This Week in Online Tyranny | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
London riots feature social media policing and Blackberry Messaging. London's Metropolitan police told reporters they were delving into Twitter and other social media as part of their investigation into looting.
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