If you're wondering why London is burning and why there are flash mobs terrorizing the inhabitants of Philadelphia, follow the links below to some very insightful authors who understand why we're subjected to this violence. On the other hand, you can turn to the MSM and Dr. Phils out there, who will fill your head with obfuscating crap.
It's not about unemployment and lack of benefits for the poor. It's about a society being paralyzed by delusional ideologies and no longer capable of defending itself. It's about people who never earned or worked for anything, throwing temper tantrums and taking whatever they can get their hands on. It's about humiliating someone in order to achieve something. These are the looters. They cannot produce or create anything. They can only steal.
The state has left you defenseless and victimized. What are you going to do now? Who will you ask for help? Who cares about you or your problems? You're on your own.
First, is a post by Sultan Knish titled "Civilization's End". I came by this excellent read via The Western Rifle Shooters blog.
Zerohedge, had a post with the following quote:
"But brothers, this biting of their toe-nails over what causes badness is what turns me into a fine laughing malchick."--Clockwork Orange
That is about the best description I have seen, of what incapacitates the Western "civilized" sheep.
As to how all this ties in with local politics:
You're on your own.