London

Jake Johnson, staff writer
As the death toll from the horrific and " unprecedented " fire that engulfed London's Grenfell Tower on Wednesday continues to climb , some are highlighting the institutional and economic reasons behind the devastation amid concerns that frequent safety warnings were ignored by the British government. "Things like this are going to keep happening...
Common Dreams staff
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Lauren McCauley, staff writer
London's Heathrow Airport, seen here, has won a controversial expansion said to be devastating to local residents as well as the country's climate commitments. (Photo: Hugh Llewelyn/cc/flickr)
"Unforgivable," a "grotesque folly," an "environmental travesty" are just some...

Further

Lest we forget, amidst the post-Brexit chaos and hate crimes there is this: Protests, flashmobs, media campaigns, petitions to revote, widespread assertions of our common humanity, and this fabulous selfie of London Mayor Sadiq Khan breaking Ramadan fast with Christians, Jews, Sikhs, young people all insisting, Yes, we can live like this. One U.K. pol on Brexit: "This isn’t taking our country back, this is turning Britain into a place we have never, ever been."

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