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Manifesto places not-for-profits and co-ops at the heart of Corbyn’s plans for a “publicly run, locally accountable energy system”

, The latest issue of the Co-operative News follows up earlier reports that Jeremy Corbyn has launched an environmental manifesto that outlines his plans for the UK to achieve 65% of energy from renewable sources by 2030 – without fracking. He has … Continue reading

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I tiptoed on to the ethical shores of the Co-op bank . . .

. Ferdinand Mount is the author of Mind the Gap: Class in Britain Now (2004). Once described as ‘Mao-meets-Oakeshott’ *, he charted the state’s destruction of the friendly societies, private working class schools, reading rooms, workers’ educational associations, collective insurance, … Continue reading

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