I've been preoccupied this week, but I have a very basic question: Are the London riots about race? I've only seen this at a distance but this doesn't look like a kind of vague amorphous outburst of violence, with race somewhere in the mix, but not particularly dominant. Am I seeing this wrong?
Age discrimination affects us all. Who cares about youth? James Hamblin turns to his colleague Jeffrey Goldberg for advice.