Recent Op-Ed on London Riots

Sparks Can Cross Oceans; Why London Riots Could Happen Here

What is more horrifying: riots stemming from an oppressive regime, tyranny, and human rights violations, or riots that seem to have no clear, concise and easily definable cause? Take, for example, the chaotic fires of violence spreading across London. Four days ago a riot began in the North London neighborhood of Tottenham when Mark Duggan was shot by police officers while in their custody. That night, a protest developed into a fire that has since spread across London and is now reaching parts of Manchester, Nottingham and Brighton. There is little link now between that initial Tottenham riot and the looting, violence and anger that is shutting London down… Read more.

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