ILP members and friends gathered at the Circle conference centre in Sheffield at the end of June for the first in a series of one-day workshops on ‘Unbalanced Britain’.
Blue Labour thinkers, supporters and activists met at Nottingham University on 5 July to discuss ‘The Strength of Association: in the Family, Community and Workplace’.
“The last half century has seen a fundamental shift in attitudes to work,” argues author Rory O’Kelly in a new Chartist ebook examining the new political approach to work and welfare.
The ILP’s role in promoting workers’ rights and pacifism in Devon during World War One will feature in a new documentary to be shown on BBC One South West next Monday, 2 June.
A new website has been launched to link groups in Leeds who are working to make the world a better place.
A new online, interactive source of information about trade unions has been created by Union Insurance, the company that provides policies for union members, working people and their families.
A new book from Dexter Whitfield exposes how austerity policies in Europe and North America have fuelled the fire of recession rather than stimulated growth.
A new information hub, library and resource centre for the Yorkshire co-operative movement opened its doors in Sheffield last month.
Labour and Co-op Party MP Jim Dobbin this week called for community co-ops to be given a greater role on local enterprise partnerships and better understanding and support the business community.
The government’s decision to axe the Independent Living Fund will have ‘catastrophic’ consequences for disabled people, according to the Unite union.