Steve Tombs is Prof. of Criminology at the Open University and focuses on the incidence, nature and regulation of corporate and state crime and harm. Latterly, in these contexts, he has been researching events leading up to and following the Grenfell Tower fire.
Published in: openDemocracyUK: OpinionWhy we still don't know "the truth" about Grenfell
The media reporting of the Grenfell Inquiry’s Phase 1 findings shows the battle that lies ahead.
One law for the poor at Grenfell Tower
In austerity Britain, can justice and accountability be served for the victims of the Grenfell fire? Or are our laws...
'The unacceptable face of capitalism'? What the collapse of BHS shows us about the UK economy
In a deregulated financial market, Sir Philip Green's plundering of BHS is the rule, not the exception.
Overburdened (once every forty years)
Yesterday's Queen's speech foregrounded a commitment to 'freeing up' Britain's businesses from health and safety...