Croydon: a victim of the riots or a triumph in the aftermath?

Posted on September 23rd, by Georgie Willis in Politics & Society. No Comments

Croydonian and geographer Georgie Willis asks for your help placing the 2011 riots in history

The riots in August 2011 were, for many, the worst national disturbances in recollection, with the image of Reeves furniture store ablaze distributed around the world. Following the riots, the government was quick to brand the perpetrators as a “feral underclass” committing “criminality pure and simple”. But what … Read More »