"Shattered Windows" - The Fallacy of Rioting Ever Being Good for the Economy...or Anyone

Written by Brad Tracy

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The Fallacy of Rioting Ever Being Good for the Economy...or Anyone




As riots rage across the country, social media too has been set ablaze. Americans quickly take sides and place blame. Systematic oppression. ANTIFA. Everyone has their own theories and solutions on how to fix our broken criminal justice — and that term is used loosely — system.


Along with these theories, solutions, and general finger-pointing come the memes. One that caught my eye immediately was the ever-popular Jim from The Office, showing off the excitement of glass companies at the sight of shattered storefront windows.