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England Riots

At Davos Summit, Income Inequality Is A Major Concern

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 01.25.2012 | Business

High in the Swiss Alps, the global wealth gap is being identified as a source of misery and unrest. Participants in the annual World Economic Forum...

Unemployment Is The World's Fastest-Rising Concern: Study

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 12.12.2011 | Business

Worried about making ends meet? You're not alone. Unemployment is the fastest-rising concern around the globe, suggesting the softening global job ...

London Calling: Riots, Reactionaries, and Reggae

Steve Heilig | Posted 10.24.2011 | San Francisco
Steve Heilig

Watching the recent news about rioting and looting in London and beyond has been a bit of a sad flashback, as I was visiting there almost 30 years ago when riots broke out in Brixton and beyond.

Decline and Fall of British Values

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 10.18.2011 | World
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

Who is a responsible for the moral rot in Britain? The police are blaming the youth for being hooligans, as if young people are supposed to learn values on their own. The politicians are blaming a culture of selfishness, egged on by Wall Street.

Is London's Civil Unrest a Harbinger for U.S. Cities?

Jim Keady | Posted 10.16.2011 | World
Jim Keady

We have reached a tipping point in the cancerous march of global capitalism.

Britain 'Punching Itself In The Face': Riots Destroying Art

Posted 10.11.2011 | Arts

As the England riots appear to be winding down, much of the news coverage is revolving around the political issues underpinning the unrest, but one of...

David Cameron: Britain Will Not Allow Culture Of Fear To Take Over

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.10.2011 | World

LONDON (AP) -- Britain will not allow a culture of fear to take over the streets, Prime Minister David Cameron insisted Wednesday, saying police have ...

Creative Militancy, Militant Creativity and the New British Student Movement

Sarah Amsler | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Sarah Amsler

Tonight, the UK news media was for the first time in my memory dominated by the serious voices of students, on the streets, in debates with government ministers, performing their new possibilities.