Archive for 'Greg Rosen'
Perhaps this will be the week that the co-op movement remembers as the starting point of New Co-operation. Thanks to David Cameron’s attempt to claim co-op principles of common endeavour and common wealth as of the right, commentators are no longer sneering at the Co-op as an outdated cosy idea whose time has come and [...]
From today’s Guardian: In a speech that cited Fredrich Engels and the Rochdale Society of Equitable Pioneers, David Cameron yesterday launched an audacious bid to claim cooperatives for the forces of conservatism. The news brought an angry response from Britain’s Co-operative party, which has long worked with Labour and endorses 29 Labour and Co-operative MPs, [...]
Greg Rosen of the Labour History Group has written a new book – Serving the People, a Co-operative Party History, from Fred Perry to Gordon Brown. With an intro from the Prime Minister, Greg details the origins of the Party and takes it right up to date, showing how our work has been transformed over [...]