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What would Orwell think about the UK riots in the summer of 2011?

Aug 11th, 2011 | By | Category: In Brief

August, according to the English poet W.H. Auden in 1935, was supposed to be “for the people and their favourite islands.” Apparently times have changed. In the strange summer of 2011, August is for “UK riots: Sharing of police between cities ‘reviewed hourly’ … Theresa May orders police chiefs to cancel all police leave as […]