AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis
Taking Internet access from poor people should quell the fires of revolt. Soon, they'll respect their betters. They won't mind the bank bailouts, the crooked media that allegedly tapped people's phones, the hard-wired class structure that cuts down people with the wrong background, the wrong accent, the wrong education.
On Camden High Street in central London, residents gathered Tuesday evening on the rooftops of boarded-up buildings to await pandemonium. "I'm not scared," said George Fletcher, a small, crinkled man sitting outside the Spread Eagle pub where he works. "There's always trouble in Camden."
Social media is the forum where spontaneous gems like one UK journalist's video of an impassioned speech, a voice of reason, amidst utter mayhem can get captured, posted and spread like wildfire.
Research In Motion, the Waterloo, Ontario-based maker of the BlackBerry, has found itself caught in the crossfire of the London riots, thanks to its messenger service. Since the riots broke out in nor...
LONDON - Violence and looting spread to new areas of London on Monday -- and to a second major city -- as shops and cars were set ablaze and authorities struggled to contain the spiraling disorder on...
LONDON - Police arrested 160 people during a weekend of riots and looting that erupted in a disadvantaged London neighbourhood just eight kilometres from the site of next year's Olympic Games. Groups...