November 2018
October 2018

Not Part of the Job – the first week

Since we launched our campaign on violence against shop workers last week, the scale of the problem has become clear–but so has public support for change. 

We need to work together to keep shop workers safe

Police, businesses and many other agencies need to work together to tackle offenders and keep workers safe. And we need a properly funded police service so shop workers get the right response, when they need it.

September 2018

Can the future of democracy be found in Taiwan?

With Westminster struggling to modernise procedures as simple as letting MPs on maternity leave take part in votes, there is a movement in Taiwan embracing technology to change how decisions are made, and giving citizens a chance to take part.

Five takeaways from Labour conference

The speeches in the Liverpool are over and the delegates have gone home. But after a packed few days at this year's Labour Party Conference in Liverpool, there are plenty of reasons our co-operative movement can feel positive

Unfinished Business

Coming straight after being awarded the prestigious Del Singh Memorial Award by Rt Hon Jeremy Corbyn MP for the Charter Campaign against Modern Slavery, the timing for the Co-operative Party’s Fringe on modern slavery could not have been more appropriate.

August 2018

The opposition shall not pass

You wouldn’t normally expect the newest community-owned football club to feature on the sports pages of the major newspapers let alone make the headlines, but this week Clapton Community Football Club (Clapton CFC) has done exactly that.

July 2018

Does size matter?

On top of the advantages of the co-operative model itself, it's clear that a significantly larger co-operative sector can 'ripple out', helping to transform the economy as a whole.