Gary Beckwith

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Corbyn casts spotlight on crime and housing in local elections fight

Labour leader to appear alongside London mayor in campaign to push Tories out of power in key boroughs<p>Barnet: Antisemitism row hampers campaign Peterborough: no longer Brexit central<p>Jeremy Corbyn will take his battle for flagship Conservative boroughs to the streets of London on Monday as he …

United Kingdom

The Tory Police Cuts Calculator - The Labour Party | Police Cut Calculator

The Tories are guilty of cutting thousands of police from our streets. <b>But how many police officers have been cut from your area?</b><p>Enter your postcode …

Boris Johnson slated for congratulating Viktor Orbán after election win

Foreign secretary’s message to Hungarian PM follows the Fidesz party’s campaign based primarily on an anti-migration platform<p>Boris Johnson has been criticised for congratulating Hungary’s Viktor Orbán on his election victory, despite harsh criticism from international observers who noted the …

Boris Johnson

Amber Rudd commits a serious crime – of gross incompetence

The home secretary’s launch of her violent crime strategy was devoid of feeling and substance<p>Amber Rudd could clearly picture the briefing document that had been left on her desk in February. Perhaps she ought to have taken a quick peek at it after all. But back then the home secretary hadn’t been …

Amber Rudd

Capitalism Is Not the Only Choice

We have opportunities every day to build economies that lift each other up and spread joy.

Economics

Great value Italian wines made by cooperatives

Italy’s cooperative wineries may lack the glamour of its single estates, but they offer a wealth of riches for savvy wine lovers. Simon Reilly …

Westminster councillor received gifts and hospitality 514 times in three years

Number of freebies enjoyed by Robert Davis is evidence of ‘broken culture’ at council, says Labour<p>• Full list of Robert Davis’s 514 freebies<p>Westminster city council’s deputy leader has emerged as a contender for the title of the most schmoozed politician in Britain, receiving entertainment, meals …

England
United Kingdom

Dow Jones suffers worst day in over six years as global stock markets plunge

The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 4.6% as investors fled amid fears of rising interest rates: ‘This was volatility unleashed’<p>Stock market turmoil – live updates<p>US stocks took a further steep plunge on Monday, with the Dow Jones industrial average dropping 1,175 points, the largest one-day …

Stock Markets
Virgin Trains

Tory Brexiteers 'a direct threat to British democracy', Labour MP Chuka Umunna says

Leading Tory Brexiteers have become “a direct threat to democracy” in the UK after their attacks on civil servants, Labour MP Chuka Umunna has …

Billie Piper accuses acting agents of ‘sanctioned pimping’

Billie Piper has accused film and TV agents of “sanctioned pimping” while finding their clients roles.<p>Speaking to the Sunday Times Style magazine, …

Horrific animal suffering revealed at farm used by producer of Spanish sausages sold in Morrisons and on Amazon UK

Horrific conditions of animal suffering have been revealed at a farm that supplied a brand of Spanish sausages that were sold in Morrisons and on …

Theresa May hints she would now vote to stay in the EU

New doubts have emerged about Theresa May’s commitment to Brexit after she suggested she would vote Remain if an EU referendum were held today and boasts of being a “European”.<p>The Prime Minister was challenged in an interview with French television on how she would vote if a European Union …

European Union

Corbyn on Carillion: we'll end outsourcing 'racket' in rule change

Public sector would become first choice to provide government services, says Labour leader<p>‘I’m JC’: read the full interview with Jeremy Corbyn<p>Labour will call a halt to the “outsourcing racket” exposed by Carillion’s collapse, by tearing up procurement rules to make the public sector the default …

Private Sector

Promoting rural women economic empowerment through cooperatives in Upper Egypt

Within the framework of “The way forward after the revolution: Decent work for women in Egypt and Tunisia” project funded by the Ministry of Foreign …

Worker's Rights

What Does Sustainability Look Like 17 Years Later? A Return to Poland.

At the heart of global development is the question of sustainability. How can we ensure that our investments in emerging economies have a positive impact beyond the end of program funding? Development programs funded by institutional donors or foundations tend to have a limited lifespan – three or …

Housing

Bath Spa University Vice Chancellor's £800,000 Pay Described As 'Sick Joke' By Lord Adonis

'If £808,000 is value for money, then I’m the emperor of China.'<p>Paying a vice chancellor more than £800,000 is “a sick joke” that damages public …

British Government Told To Stand Up To 'Bully' Donald Trump After Jerusalem Decision

'The sheer recklessness of that decision needs no debate.'<p>Theresa May has been told to stop “bending over backwards” to please “bully” Donald Trump …

In France, a Retirement Co-op Ensures Seniors Are Not Treated as Commodities

After years of discussing how to age well, a group of retired people is building the first French residential co-op for seniors. (Photo: Allan …

Real Estate

Netherlands sees growing interest in community solar projects

The Netherlands is seeing the number of PV projects developed by energy cooperatives increase significantly, according to the report, Lokale Energie …

Jeremy Corbyn tears into the Tories over incoherent Brexit bumbling

A frequent criticism of Jeremy Corbyn and the revitalised, principled, post-Blair Labour Party is their lack of clarity on Brexit -- some speculated …

4 Energy Cooperatives Leading the Way to a Sustainable Future

<i>The following excerpt is from the new book</i> Energy Democracy: Advancing Equity in Clean Energy Solutions<i>,</i> <i>edited by Denise Fairchild and Al Weinrub ©</i> …

Renewable Energy

Five Ways Co-ops Are Countering Corporate Power in Cities

(Photo by Curtis Cronn)As local economies suffer from market concentration in economic sectors ranging from retail to banking, cooperatives across …

Cities

Jeremy Corbyn suggests 'gig economy' should be replaced by cooperatives

Jeremy Corbyn has suggested that 'gig economy' contracts should be replaced by cooperatives as he accused the Conservatives of presiding over a …

Jeremy Corbyn

Vegetable cooperatives in Hebei bring households out of poverty

A woman harvests green peppers in Houshawa Village of Xinhe County, north China's Hebei Province, Nov. 5, 2017. Vegetable cooperatives were built in …

Crime

Britons living in Europe could lose right to live in another EU country

Threat of potential restriction on UK citizens after Brexit emerges at end of intense technical talks in Brussels<p>Tell us how the Brexit negotiations affect you<p>British people living in the European Union could lose the right to live in another EU member state after Brexit, it emerged at the end of …

United Kingdom
Terrorism
Grenfell Tower