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Cooperative and collective organising by the self-employed

What’s the answer for those people in the workforce who don’t have employment law protection because they are self-employed but who – far from enjoying the fruits of independent working – face social and economic insecurity? 417 more words

Co-operatives

Healthcare's Friendly Societies: What Would a Healthcare Mutual Look Like?

For a few years I’ve been fantasizing about what a healthcare insurance/ delivery mutual would look like.  I’ve yet to see one but I like the idea a lot. 1,230 more words

Integrated Healthcare Delivery Networks

Seminar: Austerity and the role of the state

Despite the challenges of the tube strike, we had a fantastic meeting on 8th July and a lively and thought-provoking discussion.

Introduction

Sally began the seminar, explaining that the current plans for public sending will involve substantial cuts – far beyond those already seen – taking Government spending to the lowest level as a proportion of national income since before the war. 419 more words

2015 Seminars