Loserpalooza: Behind Sydney's 'Race' Riots

It's summer in Sydney. That means the tasty aroma of barbeque, teeming beaches, long school vacations and the retail frenzy of Christmas. December lolls into January as people slow down, hang out and chill. This year, however, the sweltering city is on edge, bewildered and a little sad. This year, it's not bushfires threatening the harmony of the city’s 4 million residents, but instead ugly scenes of street violence in what many mistakenly label a contagion of racial hatred.

Rival groups of angry young men are beating their chests and pumping up the volume of hate screech....

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