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The Co-operative Bank and hedge funds: an FT perspective and Jo Bird’s proposal

. A pitiless Financial Times editorial, implicitly praising ‘clear-eyed, profit-maximising hedge funds’, opened yesterday: “The Co-operative Bank is a misnomer and its celebrated ethical policy a modern invention. The venerable Manchester-based bank is not a mutual owned by its own … Continue reading

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Co-operative democracy – 3: a constructive reply

Another colleague who is close to the movement, and has written about some of its projects, replied (headlines added): The business models are the way they are and all guided by KPMG, Deloittes, etc. What you had to say is … Continue reading

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