Monthly Archives: August 2011

How to talk about ‘the poor’

…here’s a thought, if you’re talking about ‘the poor’ as one unified group, or tribe,  maybe you shouldn’t be talking at all. In the wake of the UK’s riots there’s been a lot of talk to counter the right wave … Continue reading

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‘Yes it’s fucking political’

Twitter took some offence to this…. ‘The London riots are not about politics’ I agree: this was far, far from a protest march; there were no banners, there was no orderly shuffle through a designated route; this was not even a riot … Continue reading

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