The uprising in France, in it's 9th day, appears to be gaining momentum. Corporate media generally describes the participants as north African and arab youth.
Apparently most news reports still maintain the official denial that the two young boys who were electrocuted were being chased by French authorities.
The New York Times reports coordinated movements to nationalize the skirmishes.
"Although the police have been unable to stop the violence because of its apparent spontaneity and lack of clear leaders, officials say they have also begun to detect efforts to coordinate action and spread it nationally. In remarks on Europe 1 Radio, the prosecutor general in Paris, Yves Bot, said Web sites were urging youths in other cities to join the rioting."
link to www.nytimes.com
Meanwhile, in one French town, police seem confused...