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Ten years ago co-operators anticipated the 2013 crisis but their misgivings were not heeded . . .

This website was inspired by the truthful and trenchant remarks of readers in the Letters pages of the Co-operative News. A few found in the 2005 database are recorded below. Ron Hunter writing from Sussex reminded readers succinctly that “Democratic … Continue reading

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Welsh Co-operative and Mutuals Commission’s call for evidence

The Welsh Government’s Commission – set up to help create more jobs and wealth in the sector – is calling for evidence from interested organisations and individuals throughout Wales and further afield. Most students of co-operatives know that Robert Owen, … Continue reading

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Top search in 2012

The Co-operative Group’s joint venture, the Tianjin Tasly Sants Pharmaceutical Company Posted on June 13, 2011 by admin Neville Cox recently asked: “Has anyone you know given approval for a Co-op owned drug factory in China?  Is it built yet?”    … Continue reading

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Is the tax-avoiding Amazon link-up with Co-operative Food consistent with Co-op values and principles?

The Bookseller reports that Amazon has partnered with Co-operative Food to install collection-lockers in some of its stores. Lockers have been installed in four Co-op stores in Greater London—Chelsea, Parsons Green, New Malden and Edenbridge–as well as two further shops … Continue reading

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A further complaint about the Co-operative Legal Service – 2

. Our earlier posts on this subject were based on information from a young solicitor who moved on the CLS to a firm in which he felt his principles were not being compromised. In August we were sent another complaint … Continue reading

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A further complaint about the Co-operative Legal Service

Our earlier posts on this subject were based on information from a young solicitor who moved on the CLS to a firm in which he felt his principles were not being compromised. In August we were sent another complaint from … Continue reading

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