Organised Anarchy

As embers smoulder across London, fingers of blame are going to be pointed. While there’s no doubt this spread spontaneously beyond anyone’s wildest plans, leaflets found in the broken glass show this hasn’t been a completely disorganised effort:

Guido is looking into what exactly law firm Bindmans knew about their contact details making it on to these leaflets:

It’s pleasantly surprising to see some of the usual agitators condemning what is the logical consequence of their rhetoric, but many leftists are still cranking things up. Take the Anti-Cuts Space:

“We offer unapologetic solidarity and support to those involved in the UK uprisings these past nights. This sentiment extends to both the rioters and to those communities affected by them…

…When the working class community begins such a fight, there can be no doubt where loyalties should lie: With ALL of them and against the police and government.”

“Bloomsbury Fight” who came to prominence during the student protests last year were ecstatic as it started to look like their dreams are coming true:!/BloomsburyFight/status/100708424123293696

And who did firebrand Labour MP John McDonnell find to blame? The bankers of course…

¡Viva la Revolución!

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Peter Mandelson tells Emma Barnett…

“I think that Jeremy Corbyn himself should search his conscience and ask himself whether he’s the best person to lead the Labour Party into the general election with the best chance of success for the party.”


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