More on UK self-organization
What is happening in London is not yobbery or hooliganism. These people are prepared. They are wearing masks, they are carrying tools. There are thousands of them. It is not like the Vancouver riot over a hockey team's failure to win the Stanley Cup. It was not a "riot against corporate failure." This is an insurrection, incoherent, unclear, unable to assume power, but as clearly, it is a political act. These rioters are prepared, they have broken kettling tactics, they have beaten back riot police. Whether they can continue is doubtful on this round. But there will be a next, and a next, and a next, because the very austerity [sic]
All true. I agree, also, on "incoherent, unclear, unable to assume power." Of course, it's OK for a financial professional on the left in Canada to say that. If you're some poor schlub in America, and you say that (as I said), well, you suck and you're a fascist. Well, as always, take what you like and leave the rest.
UPDATE The Boomer Hate at the end is fun, stylistically, but it's a well-worn conservative trope. Always a bad sign.