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Smears, crimes and lies - the people and firms responsible for the Grenfell disaster

12 June 2018
The Grenfell Tower fire was a crime against the working class made possible by a system that puts profit before ordinary people’s lives.

Fire safety professional speaks out - Greed failed people at Grenfell, not firefighters

12 June 2018
A fire safety professional spoke to Socialist Worker about how the refurbishment of Grenfell Tower put people at risk—and the experiences of firefighters who fought the blaze

Grenfell campaigner - ‘We have to fight to get justice in the here and now’

12 June 2018
Justice4Grenfell was set up in the days following the fire in the absence of a response from the authorities.

One year on - the Grenfell Tower fire is a symbol of a world built for the rich

12 June 2018
The fire at Grenfell Tower is a symbol of decades of attacks on working class people.

Blame Tories’ system not firefighters for Grenfell

05 June 2018
It is almost impossible for anyone to deny the failures that led to the Grenfell Tower fire and at least 71 deaths. But there is now a battle over who is responsible.

A two-week walkout in Tower Hamlets takes on housing bosses over pay

05 June 2018
Housing workers are fighting attacks on pay in Tower Hamlets, east London.

Young need real change, not a one-off payment

08 May 2018
A think-tank called this week for a one-off payment of £10,000 to be paid to UK citizens when they turn 25 years old.

Protests planned for key Grenfell dates

08 May 2018
The public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire could last well into 2020.

Homes could be at risk after Grenfell report says safety tests are ‘inadequate’

01 May 2018
A new study has exposed part of the decades of deregulation that allowed the Grenfell Tower fire to happen.

New Tory act won’t curb rise in homelessness or deaths

17 April 2018
The number of recorded deaths of homeless people has doubled in the past five years.

Leaked report shows how council ‘savings’ led to Grenfell Tower fire disaster

17 April 2018
A shocking report into the immediate causes of the Grenfell Tower fire was leaked on Monday.

Grenfell protesters prepare to take message to parliament

15 April 2018
Over 1,000 joined the Silent Walk ten months after the fire. And the next one will coincide with a House of Commons debate

Cladding firm linked to Grenfell Tower fire showed contempt for safety

10 April 2018
A firm linked to the flammable cladding used on Grenfell Tower told its clients in 2015 that its Reynobond PE product achieved only a Euroclass E fire safety rating.

Multidisciplinary art will leave audiences Misty-eyed

03 April 2018
Right from the misty start to the blazing end this play holds your attention.

Reports round up: Grenfell survivors to wait a year for homes

27 March 2018
Survivors and those displaced by the Grenfell Tower fire could be waiting over a year to get rehoused, according to the government.

Tory homes bluster means business as usual for developers behind crisis

06 March 2018
In another desperate attempt to find a popular policy, Theresa May announced on Monday that the government would crack down on developers that don’t use their land.

Tory homes bluster means business as usual for developers behind crisis

06 March 2018
In another desperate attempt to find a popular policy, Theresa May announced on Monday that the government would crack down on developers that don’t use their land.

The system risks lives

27 February 2018
The number of street homeless people has risen for the seventh year in a row—as temperatures dropped below freezing.

Immigration rules mean Grenfell fire family risk being ‘shut out’ of public inquiry

13 February 2018
The eighth Silent Walk to commemorate those who died in the Grenfell Tower fire was set to take place on Wednesday.

Haringey residents fight the HDV

11 February 2018
Haringey residents fight to keep their homes

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