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'If you complain about racism, your career is finished,' says Met detective - The Independent

'If you complain about racism, your career is finished,' says Met detective - The Independent | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
'If you complain about racism, your career is finished,' says Met detectiveThe IndependentAn Asian police officer whose career was thwarted by institutional discrimination has dismissed promises by Britain's highest-ranking officer to drive out...
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Tracking sensemaking efforts on the London riots as opposed to law-and-order calls
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Owen Jones: Why ‘chavs’ were the riots’ scapegoats

Owen Jones: Why ‘chavs’ were the riots’ scapegoats | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
I wrote Chavs hoping to contribute to the ongoing controversy over class, but the debate took an unexpected turn a couple of months after the book was published.
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UK Insurers Use Victorian Law to Claim $310M in Riot Damages - Businessweek

UK Insurers Use Victorian Law to Claim $310M in Riot Damages - Businessweek | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
The GuardianUK Insurers Use Victorian Law to Claim $310M in Riot DamagesBusinessweekZurich, which insured the Carpetright Plc (CPR) store in Tottenham, north London set ablaze in last August's riots, said it has settled 89 percent of claims with...
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London riots one year anniversary: Young people want their voices heard

A year on from the beginning of the riots which shook London and other parts of England, four young people look back and reflect on what took place.
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Riots; or, How Meaning Floats (Feat. Darcus Howe and Rebecca ...

Riots; or, How Meaning Floats (Feat. Darcus Howe and Rebecca ... | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
On August 9, 2011 the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) aired an interview with West Indian writer, broadcaster, and civil liberties campaigner Darcus Howe concerning the London riots. The “on the street” interview ...
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'If you complain about racism, your career is finished,' says Met detective - The Independent

'If you complain about racism, your career is finished,' says Met detective - The Independent | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
'If you complain about racism, your career is finished,' says Met detectiveThe IndependentAn Asian police officer whose career was thwarted by institutional discrimination has dismissed promises by Britain's highest-ranking officer to drive out...
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How Scotland Yard's racism allegations unfolded

How Scotland Yard's racism allegations unfolded | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
The week's allegations of police racism date back to just after the 2011 riots, and encompass assault and verbal abuse (RT : Listen to the 15 yr old youth tell how we was assaulted by the police.)...
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Policeman filmed 'assaulting' teenager in wake of London riots - Scotsman

Policeman filmed 'assaulting' teenager in wake of London riots - Scotsman | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
The SunPoliceman filmed 'assaulting' teenager in wake of London riotsScotsmanBoth incidents happened on August 11 last year as police officers in London dealt with the fallout of the riots sweeping the capital.
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Polleetickle's comment, April 17, 2012 4:16 AM
Goodness. An officer using his teeth. About time. #ukriots might have been avoided tougher measures applied by law enforcers and the feeble error-prone judiciary made up of wets and global-villagers.
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After the Riots, London Reflects on Racial Profiling

After the Riots, London Reflects on Racial Profiling | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
The riots broke out after police killed an unarmed black man during one of the stop-and-frisk operations that black Londoners routinely suffer. Now, Black Brits are demanding change.
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Water cannons "would have been tactical option" during London riots - Evening Standard

Water cannons "would have been tactical option" during London riots - Evening Standard | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
London24Water cannons "would have been tactical option" during London riotsEvening StandardWater cannons would be valuable to police forces across England and Wales in a bid to avoid a return of last summer's rioting, according to a review.
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Riot police were 'put at risk'

Riot police were 'put at risk' | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
Officers were put at "unnecessary risk" after being sent to tackle last year's riots in hired minibuses more suited to a school day trip, a report claims.
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Security expert's London 2012 Olympics riots warning...

Security expert's London 2012 Olympics riots warning... | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
Security expert's London 2012 Olympics riots warning...
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Asians were part of London riots, 24 Indian-origin people tried

Asians were part of London riots, 24 Indian-origin people tried | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
Twenty four people of Indian origin are among the nearly 3,000 suspects being tried for last year's shocking riots in London and other towns of England, new analysis of data shows, contradicting the belief that Asians had stayed away from the...
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The London Riots – On Consumerism coming Home to Roost: by Zygmunt Bauman

The London Riots – On Consumerism coming Home to Roost: by Zygmunt Bauman | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it

These are not hunger or bread riots. These are riots of defective and disqualified consumers.

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Quarter of 12 - 18 year olds predict there will be more London riots - Evening Standard

Quarter of 12 - 18 year olds predict there will be more London riots - Evening Standard | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
Evening StandardQuarter of 12 - 18 year olds predict there will be more London riotsEvening StandardQuarter of 12 - 18 year olds predict there will be more London riots. Share Share this article · Email this article · Print this article · Tweet.
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London Riots Documentary | BNTL Voices of the Unheard

London Riots Documentary | BNTL Voices of the Unheard | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
London Riots Documentary. August 4th, 2012 by @flightofthfinch. Exactly a year on from Mark Duggan's death we bring you a powerful documentary from Tatyana Alexandra, the Voices of the Unheard. In a number of intimate interviews, we ...
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Expert warns London riots will happen again - The Extinction Protocol

Expert warns London riots will happen again - The Extinction Protocol | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
July 17, 2012 – LONDON – Fabian Kessl, an academic visitor from the Department of Social Work, believes the riots are symbolic of a change that is occurring within society and unless the problems are addressed, it is only a ...
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The Met must address its cultural psychosis on race - The Guardian

The Met must address its cultural psychosis on race - The Guardian | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
The GuardianThe Met must address its cultural psychosis on raceThe GuardianThe disclosure that as many as 51 allegations of racism were made to the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) in the two months after 1 April should come as no surprise to anyone...
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Fahim Alam: Riots and the Invisible Hand of Race

Fahim Alam: Riots and the Invisible Hand of Race | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
The riots of 2011 were a defining moment in modern British history.
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How Scotland Yard's racism allegations unfolded

How Scotland Yard's racism allegations unfolded | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
The week's allegations of police racism date back to just after the 2011 riots, and encompass assault and verbal abuse (RT : Listen to the 15 yr old youth tell how we was assaulted by the police.)...
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UK Riot Report 2012: The fire next time... | OBV

UK Riot Report 2012: The fire next time... | OBV | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
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Outrage as police seek secrecy at inquest into man whose death sparked the London riots

Outrage as police seek secrecy at inquest into man whose death sparked the London riots | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
The family of Mark Duggan reacted with anger after a pre-inquest review into his death in Tottenham in August heard some material may not be disclosed – even to the coroner.
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Police and the riots: in their own words - Telegraph.co.uk

Police and the riots: in their own words - Telegraph.co.uk | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.ukPolice and the riots: in their own wordsTelegraph.co.uk“On the telly, hundreds of cops battering the living daylights out of rioters. That would send a message.
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Looking back at the London Riots — moving from macro to micro analysis | Politics in Spires

Looking back at the London Riots — moving from macro to micro analysis | Politics in Spires | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it

The findings that have recently started to emerge from enquiries into the riots that tore through cities across England in early August 2011 paint a picture of systematic disadvantage, ingrained tensions, and radical disjunction between societal groups

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Prisons under pressure, chief inspector warns - Telegraph

Prisons under pressure, chief inspector warns  - Telegraph | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
The rising prison population after last summer's riots combined with budget cuts are putting jails under serious pressure which...
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London riots: New IPCC rules to prevent 'information vaccuum' in future - London24

London riots: New IPCC rules to prevent 'information vaccuum' in future - London24 | London Riots Sensemaking | Scoop.it
London24London riots: New IPCC rules to prevent 'information vaccuum' in futureLondon24by Tim Lamden Monday, February 20, 2012 The police watchdog has introduced new guidelines to ensure the “information vacuum” which followed Mark Duggan's...
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