Will Americans rise collectively ?

Submitted by Jeff Buster on Tue, 09/20/2011 - 09:55.

 Shhhh,  don't read this...

The BBC reports that New York City Mayor Bloomberg is concerned that social unrest could come to the streets of New York City.   

 

"It's amazing to me that Americans are so slow to rise collectively... not only against unemployment but against the quite identifiable forces that are responsible for it," said sociologist Prof Todd Gitlin of the Columbia University journalism school.

"I'm not predicting that such a thing will happen, but it would not in the slightest surprise me if there were some burst of street expression, some street rage."

 

Read the BBC report here.

Read how The City of Cleveland's Mayor, the Down Town Cleveland Alliance, handles the pending riot issue here.

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