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Grenfell Fire


Four weeks after the Grenfell fire, vigil focuses grief and anger

13 July 2017
Survivors and local residents gathered to remember the dead and demand justice last night, Wednesday.

Probe into the Grenfell Tower fire will start by looking at possible manslaughter

11 July 2017
A senior Met police officer has said the starting point of the criminal investigation into the Grenfell Tower fire would be that “around 80” deaths resulted from manslaughter.

Furious meeting slams Sir Martin Moore-Bick over Grenfell Tower fire inquiry

07 July 2017
Tenants and residents slammed Sir Martin Moore-Bick at a furious meeting of survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire last night, Thursday.

Grenfell residents debate demands to make sure tragedy never happens again

04 July 2017
Residents are in turmoil in the wake of the fire at Grenfell Tower—but from that turmoil they’re fighting to make sure such an event never happens again. 

Council chiefs resign as pressure builds for Grenfell justice campaign

04 July 2017
The campaign for justice for the people murdered at Grenfell Tower has scored some successes in the past week—and it can push on for more.

Warnings ignored in a Tory bonfire of regulations

04 July 2017
The Tories and their friends in the right wing press have been working overtime to spread the blame for the Grenfell Tower murders around. They also want to deflect attention from a culture at the top of the Tory party.

Tory councillors ban Grenfell survivors from their first meeting since blaze

29 June 2017
Survivors of the Grenfell Tower are banned from the first meeting of senior councillors since the disaster because the Tory council fears protest.

West of both worlds - inside the segregated borough of Kensington and Chelsea

27 June 2017
The Grenfell Tower fire has exposed the deep inequality at the heart of Kensington and Chelsea.

'We will support Grenfell fire victims,' says Hillsborough justice campaigner

27 June 2017
The Grenfell Tower fire has had a huge impact on some of the people around the Hillsborough Justice Campaign (HJC). The HJC has pledged support to the families and survivors of Grenfell Tower and will offer any assistance we can.

The vile Tory murderers must pay—protests can get them out

27 June 2017
The Tories have stitched up a deal with the sectarian murderers and sexist bigots of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP).

'It’s a wall of indifference', Grenfell survivor slams council

27 June 2017
Joe Delaney, a Grenfell Tower fire survivor, told Alistair Farrow about the incompetence and indifference of the council

Anger over Grenfell murder needs to focus on the very top

27 June 2017
If the inferno victims are to see any kind of justice the buck can’t stop at the local council, argues Alistair Farrow

'The Daily Mail won’t stop me protesting over Grenfell blaze'

27 June 2017
I was attacked in the Daily Mail newspaper last week, along with others on the left, for protesting over the Grenfell Tower fire.

Bosses knew about worries over combustible cladding

20 June 2017
the prime suspect for why the Grenfell fire spread so quickly is the cladding used on the building after a refurbishment

Neoliberalism, the ideology that put profit before safety, could be on its way out

20 June 2017
It may be that health and safety is what kills off the neoliberal consensus

Grenfell—anguish turned to fury and protest

20 June 2017
There was anger on the streets of London as people marched to demand justice for the dead of Grenfell Tower.

‘The poor live here, the rich don’t give a crap about us,’ say local residents after Grenfell Tower fire

20 June 2017
Local residents spoke to Socialist Worker

Grenfell Tower is a ‘crime scene,’ says Unison union

20 June 2017
Grenfell is an issue that affects the whole working class

Kensington and Chelsea, where the super-rich live in luxury and the poor live in death traps

20 June 2017
The borough where working class residents of Grenfell Tower were left to live in shoddy, unsafe housing is awash with wealth and empty homes.

‘As an ex-firefighter, I know the deaths at Grenfell were avoidable. Those responsible must answer for it’

20 June 2017
I have never seen anything like what happened at Grenfell.

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