Young people who feel vulnerable feel that there’s no jobs, there’s no future, there’s no prospects. They feel that nobody cares about them so they don’t care. They’ve lost respect for authority because at the end of the day if it was just about what happened in Tottenham, that’d be an isolated situation. That was just a trigger.
— Ros Griffiths, who runs the Employment café in Brixton, which provides advice to jobseekers, says the violence across the capital is the result of years of tension between working-class people and the authorities. (via brosephstalin)
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