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Cities Inequality United Kingdom  The Economic System That Made the Grenfell Tragedy Possible

In the UK—and in the US—public goods like affordable housing have been neglected to dangerous degrees.

As raging flames consumed the Grenfell Tower housing complex, London’s genteel facade of civility melted away, exposing a hidden human tragedy at its urban core.

Ela 9iThe immediate cause of the blaze earlier this month was a lack of basic building safeguards, but the underlying tinder was decades of social disinvestment and…

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