Alison Garwood Jones

Craving context

August 10, 2011

“One young bystander said the violence [in the U.K.] was because young people felt they had no voice. ‘Things are really hard at the moment; there is a lot of frustration and tension. This is our way of making a point in as direct as way as possible. People don’t believe the government anymore since the Iraq war. Now, because of the internet, they are able to think for themselves [my emphasis]. This is a response to their frustration.'”

The Guardian, August 10, 2011


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