Sensationalized details (like "They burned down day care centers!" and "They're all Muslim fundamentalists!") and heavy-handed pronouncements from authorities are all U.S. readers see about the riots in France. Here's an AP article in that vein; hopefully, reading between the lines will allow one to see a slightly more nuanced picture.
Humanity's long nightmare has one underlying cause. The existence and requirement of money and the widespread greed, falsehood and injustice that it directly causes. The only way to end this world's widespread and persistent suffering is to end the existence of money and to replace it with wisdom and compassion.