Perfect Storm: England Riots Documentary

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Published on July 18, 2012 by

“If the young are not initiated into the village, they will burn it down just to feel its warmth.” — African Proverb.

This mini-documentary film looks at the initial causes and wider context surrounding last summer’s England riots. Politicians refuse to acknowledge their role in creating a deeply unfair and failing society, a perfect storm of police brutality, city poverty and austerity measures, that will only get worse unless the root problem is addressed.

Did you know for the rioters to be on par with the looting by the financial bailouts, corporate tax avoiders and Libyan invasion, they would have to repeat the same level of damage……4,320 times?

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