The England riots of August 2011

'It would be wrong to claim that riots were inevitable. But it was hardly surprising to say the least when, one day, large swathes of the population who could not afford the consumer goods suddenly discovered that, if enough of them simultaneously smashed the windows of the shops and just took what they wanted, it was possible.'

Oliver James, author of Affluenza, explores the real reasons for the England Riots of 2011.​