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Mom Sees Her Son on TV Throwing Rocks During Protests, and Then...

His face mask isn’t doing much to keep his mom from recognizing him.

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London 2012: A Jubilant Week, An Awkward Anniversary

One year since the riots, the government drags its heels on any real social response, while young people repair their communities and their image.

On the one year anniversary of the London riots, Reeves furniture shop in South London—which was torched during the riots—is plastered with positive messages of London youth.

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GOOD Books: Recounting Riots

In the year of rioting, here are five books about 20th-century riots that brought about social change.

GOOD Books is a weekly round-up of what we're reading and what we wish we were reading.

This has been the year of riots, from the earliest days of the Arab Spring in mid-January to the events in London over the past week. But riots are hardly a 21st-century invention: people across the world have rioted throughout history when they conclude they can't get the government's attention any other way.

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Spread the Word: Telecomix Providing Internet to Egypt

Spread the word: An organization that works for internet freedom is providing dial-up service to Egypt so protesters can communicate.


Tell all your friends to spread the word far and wide: The Telecomix News Agency, an organization dedicated to informing the public about internet freedom issues, is now providing dial-up modem service to Egypt. Yesterday, the embroiled nation's government shut down all high-speed web service when it was discovered that protesters were galvanizing via e-mail and social networking sites.

The number is +46850009990, and Telecomix is also asking anyone able to provide more modem service to do so. Go here to find out how.

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