Tuesday, August 09, 2011

Violently shopping

The style of the British riots brings to mind a recent Foreign Policy story highlighted by Arts & Letters Daily under the byline “Television is more important than food!” If you can't be bothered clicking through, it's about poverty and bordeom. Orwell gets a mention.

At least no-one's died yet, which is more than you can say about the Yank's Black Fridays: