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British Riots

If You Don't Hit Your Children Are You Giving Them Permission To Riot?

Lisa Belkin | Posted 03.31.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

Rather than find a way to lift a family out of poverty, or improve discipline and order in the schools, or provide activities and hobbies to poor children the job of the government is to make it easier for parents to hit their kids?

In Wake Of Riots, Britain Will Introduce American-Style Anti-Gang Programs

AP | By DAVID STRINGER | Posted 01.01.2012 | World

LONDON -- Britain will roll out programs pioneered in the United States to tackle gang violence as part of the country's response to summer riots in w...

Pope Explains Cause Of British Riots

Posted 11.09.2011 | Religion

By Francis X. Rocca c. 2011 Religion News Service VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Benedict XVI linked last month's riots in England to the corrosive effec...

Iran, British Riots and the Hapless Media

Dovid Efune | Posted 10.11.2011 | Media
Dovid Efune

The headline 'Iran Calls on Britain to Avoid Violence against Protesters,' is as outrageous as the fact that it was carried in all seriousness by mainstream outlets.

England's Ashes -- America's Future?

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 10.11.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

London's fires are cooling into ashes, and with any luck they won't be rekindled. But even though the British economy is still a tinderbox, nothing that's happened has dampened some people's enthusiasm for doing the same thing over here.