Rodrigo Davies

Thoughts on Neighborly, civic crowdfunding and the future of community development

Why Britain is not a ‘broken’ society

12 Aug 2011

A piece I wrote for the Mumbai foreign policy think tank Gateway House on Britain's response to the London Riots.

Explanations for the riots in England must go deeper than the easy targets of race, consumerist greed, and the socio-economic environment. It is necessary to understand the way socially-wired youth approached the riots as an opportunity for consequence-free action.