Following on from Wednesday’s roundup of sensible things I’d read about the rioting, here’s some more. (The first two are the essential ones.)
The moral decay of our society is as bad at the top as the bottom by Peter Osbourne (Telegraph)
Big Brother isn’t watching you by Russell Brand (Guardian)
Pick Up The Pieces by Daz Wright
London riots: the intelligence taboo by Dave Hill (Guardian)
UK riots: political classes see what they want to see by Aditya Chakrabortty (Guardian)
And in the idiocy department:
First rioter given eviction notice by Wandsworth council.