No nostalgia

Claire McCarthy  |  2 October 2017

The Co-operative party’s centenary is an opportunity to express a mutual alternative to Britain’s perennial work and social care problems, writes Claire McCarthy When any organisation marks a significant milestone, like a centenary, the temptation is to spend a lot of time in nostalgia mode. The Co-operative party is not immune to this as we approach the anniversary of our founding 100 years ago this October. At its …

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Mutualisation, not nationalisation

James Cleverley  |  15 November 2016

As I write, I am sitting on a stationary Arriva Wales train from Cardiff Central to Manchester Piccadilly which has been stranded in Newport for the past two hours. The reason? There is a train in front that is so out of date that it physically does not have the power to move up a fairly steep …

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