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After the Grenfell Tower Fire
A look at the grave injustice surrounding the Grenfell Tower fire, from the way residents were treated before and after the disaster and the austerity measures that exacerbated it - such as cuts to fi...
Bangladesh's exploitation economy
Before the collapse of Rana Plaza, which killed over a thousand people, most of them textile workers, there was the fire that killed a hundred at the Tazreen factory. A major cause is western companie...
Cascadia Rising to Save the Forest: Against The Current vol. 110
Protests in nine cities across California, Oregon and Washington took place February 23rd, coordinated by the Cascadia Rising Project, in response to the Bush Administration's removal of protections o...
Cheap Clothing - At Whose Expense?
Fire as U.S. Policy: Burning Truth
1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus
Mann, Charles. C.
A portrait of human life in the Americas before the arrival of Columbus.
Grenfell Tower fire: anger rising
Four days after the raging inferno that criminally took the innocent lives of so many, survivors and friends and families of the missing are still not only without the support from the authorities tha...
Grenfell Tower Fire: Corporate Manslaughter in London
A massive fire engulfed Grenfell Tower in the early hours of June 14th. Grenfell Tower is a 24-storey building of public housing flats in the North Kensington area of London. Over 600 people were beli...
The Grenfell Tower fire could have been avoided: this government must be held responsible
The Monopoly board of the city: Grenfell Tower - where was the HCA, government housing regulator??
The Homes & Community Agency(HCA) is the UK state regulatory body for social housing; its job is to monitor the performance, finances and provision of services of landlords. Missing from the media cov...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter June 26, 2017: Public Safety
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
The June 26, 2017 issue of Other Voices, the Connexions newsletter is about public safety.
A Paradise Built in Hell: The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disaster
The most startling thing about disasters, according to Rebecca Solnit, is not merely that so many people rise to the occasion, but that they do so with joy. That joy reveals an ordinarily unmet yearni...
Why Logging Forests After Wildfires is Ecologically Destructive
Bond exposes three prevailing falsehoods about logging that the U.S. Forest Service disseminates.
The World Without Us
A thought experiment to see what would happen to the planet if human beings simply disappeared.
Bangladesh factory fire: brands accused of criminal negligence
Sources News Release
Clean Clothes Campaign, along with trade unions & labour rights organisation, is calling for immediate action from international brands following the fire in Dhaka Bangladesh which killed over 100 wor...
The City in History
Its Origins, Its Transformations, and Its Prospects
Beginning with an interpretation of the origin and nature of the city, Mumford follows the city's development from Egypt and Mesopotamia through Greece, Rome, and the Middle Ages to the modern world.