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21 September 2018

The Croydon Cat Killer: a modern urban myth

Why do such obviously ludicrous stories grip the imagination?

31 July 2018

Why is crime in London rising?

Simplistic narratives around gangs, police and austerity are wide of the mark.

3 April 2018

The misplaced panic about London’s murder rate

Youth violence is both less and more serious than is being reported.

27 November 2017

Panic on the streets of London

Yes, fear of terrorism is bad. But so is fear of discussing it.

26 September 2017

The use and abuse of Grenfell survivors

The fire survivors are being let down by the government and victims' groups.

21 July 2017

Grenfell: don’t let the state off the hook

It was the aloof state, not neoliberalism, that dehumanised tenants.

10 July 2017

The Grenfell Inquiry is being asked to do too much

It should establish the facts of the fire and that’s all.

26 June 2017

Don’t play with fire

The evacuation of tower blocks is a foolish, fearful policy.

20 June 2017

After Grenfell: more health and safety?

People need serious safety measures, not petty regulations.