Angry nation

Assault and random acts of violence are on the rise on our streets. It’s part of a more general disaffection, finds Jessie Collins, with men in particular feeling increasingly isolated from society

10th March, 2019
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‘Silence is violence’ read one of the placards at last weekend’s demonstration outside the GPO. Students and foreign nationals had gathered to voice their concern over recent increases in random, violent attacks against them. Some reported being abused and robbed, others of racially motivated acts, particularly perpetrated by groups of teenagers. It’s part of what seems to be a growing trend of angry behaviour on city streets, and a continuing incline in violent crime levels...

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