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Reading The Riots: Why The Riots Happened – Guardian Strives For Definitive Left Wing Answer

by | 5th, September 2011

SO. Why did the Riots break out in London, Birmingham and Manchester? Was it for one of these reasons? The Guardian and the London School of Economics are going to investigate. As you were, Inspector Cameron.

The paper reports:

Researchers will interview hundreds of people who were involved, in the first empirical study into the widespread rioting and looting.

Researchers were once reporters working for media . Maybe magistrates or the police can be reclassified as researchers?

As well as surveys of those who took part in the disorder, the research will include interviews with residents, police and the judiciary, and an advanced analysis of more than 2.5m riot-related Twitter messages.

The thing is to be called Reading The Riots.

It’s supported by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, which produces a report entitled Monitoring poverty and social exclusion and focuses on the poorest members of society.

It is also supported by the Open Society Foundations.

The Open Society Foundations work to build vibrant and tolerant democracies whose governments are accountable to their citizens.

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