"Which is not to say England doesn't have problems that need to be dealt with.
On the surface, fingers are pointed at recent government spending cuts.
Deeper down, there's the issue of police brutality and perceived injustice.
And the undercurrent running through it all is one of race and socio-economic divide which most capitalist democracies have failed to properly come to terms with.
But, for the most part, everyone can either afford, or get access to, a cup of rice a day.