Summer 2002

The challenge of mutuality
The ILP’s Weekend School in Scarborough at the beginning of May 2002 brought ILPers and non-ILPers together to discuss the politics of cooperation, mutuality and social enterprise

Mutuality and radical politics
Sean Creighton traces the historical association of mutual organisations and the labour movement, and questions what the ‘new mutualism’ can offer to radical politics in the future

The temptation of honest mutuality
David Byrne examines the recommodification of the welfare state, and says mutuals must decide which side they are for – corporate capital or socialism