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The 'tipping point of the UK riots'


At the time of the riots commentators imagined they would dominate the political agenda for months to come and political careers would be made and broken by policies toward civil unrest, but it has slowly faded from the public consciousness.

Why is that not the case?

Social historian, Dr Juliet Gardiner and Reverend George Hargreaves, a pastor in Hackney, discuss why this is the case.

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